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Disaster Management: Europe and Japan join forces

In a recent press release the European Commission announced that Europe and Japan are forging a closer cooperation in disaster management.

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Thu, 28/03/2013 - 11:27
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Report: The role of communication in the Japan Earthquake

After the Great Earthquake hit Japan exactly two years ago, the importance of crowdsourced crisis mapping in any kind of disaster became evident once again.

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Tue, 12/03/2013 - 12:28
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ADRC co-organizes Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2013

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office, the Asian Disaster Reduction Centre (ADCR), in cooperation with the Government of Japan (Cabinet Office) and the United Nations International Strategy for Disas

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Thu, 31/01/2013 - 14:33
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34.7026
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135.193

Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The UN General Assembly confirmed that Japan will host the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015 when it passed its annual resolution yesterday on the International Strategy for

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Mon, 10/12/2012 - 16:26

UNOOSA holds Nano-Satellite Symposium in Japan

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in cooperation with the University of Tokyo held the United Nations/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium in Nagoya, Japan, from 10 to 13 October

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Mon, 29/10/2012 - 08:01

Learning from Megadisasters: World Bank and Japan release Study

On March 11, 2011, a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan.

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Thu, 11/10/2012 - 08:30

ADRC: Booklet on space-based information for Tsunami Assessment

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Japan, ADRC (Asian Disaster Reduction Centre), is in the process of producing the booklet "Considerations for effective use of space-based inform

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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:17

ADRC: Cooperative project for the Hyogo Framework for Action

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) Cooperative Project for Promoting the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) was conducted to provide support to the governments of ADRC m

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Mon, 07/05/2012 - 09:44

UN kicks off talks on new blueprint for disaster risk reduction

The United Nations disaster risk reduction office today announced the start of consultations on a new international blueprint for reducing disaster losses ahead of a conference on the issue that Ja

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:42
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DOCOMO Eyes Completion of New Disaster-preparedness Measures

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Japan’s leading mobile operator and provider of integrated services centered on mobility, announced today that it has nearly completed implementation of a wide range of disa

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 16:20
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35.6895
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139.692