Risk Identification & Assessment

Philippines announces US$11 million fund for disaster maps

Disaster Map, Philippines (Image: CalamityDisasterWatch)

The Philippines will spend US$11 million to produce maps as part of a US$489 million

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Thu, 12/02/2015 - 08:48

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3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Floods cause distress and damage wherever they happen and flooding from rivers, estuaries and the sea threatens many millions of people in Europe. Insurance losses from flooding have increased significantly since 1990 and flood management in Europe is changing with a move from flood protection and defence to comprehensive flood risk management.

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Date: 

16/10/2016 to 21/10/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 06/02/2015

Venue: 

Centre des Congrès

Venue City: 

Lyon

Venue Country: 

  • France

Event Organisers: 

Deltares

Co-organisers: 

HR Wallingford, irstea

Language of event: 

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Experts stress importance of science and technology for disaster risk reduction

Experts stressed the importance of technology, such as Earth Observation, for disaster risk reduction

“Post-2015, we need more research and more focus on how risk is generated, and how risk can be prevented and reduced by decisions and measures requiring social as well as political action.

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Fri, 06/02/2015 - 08:17

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36

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140
Fri, 02/06/2015

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Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

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In a world where both natural and man-made disasters are affecting us with alarming frequency, the concepts of

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25

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Date: 

25/05/2015 to 27/05/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 15/05/2015

Venue City: 

Dubai

Venue: 

MDF Asia training centre

Venue Country: 

  • UAE

Event Organisers: 

MDF Training and Consultancy (MDF)

Language of event: 

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45th Regional Training Course on Disaster Management

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Course objectives

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Date: 

09/11/2015 to 27/11/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand/Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

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11th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

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11th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management:

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Date: 

26/10/2015 to 06/11/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand/Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

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14th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate

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The 14th International Training Course on Flood

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Date: 

14/09/2015 to 25/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand/Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

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Flood Management Course

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The aim of this Flood Management Course is to provide basic principles and technical overview for flood management

Content:

Basics of flood hazards

Meteorology
•Flood generation processes
•Sediment transport processes

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0

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0

Is a certificate Issued?: 

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Date: 

30/03/2015 to 02/04/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue City: 

Thun or Spiez

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Switzerland - gov; Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), Switzerland - gov

Language of event: 

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Community Based DRR Online Course

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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It is estimated that over 70% of all disasters are now related to extreme weather events. Because of this,

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Date: 

13/01/2015 to 09/03/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue: 

Event Organisers: 

Center for Sustainable Development (CSDi)

Co-organisers: 

Language of event: 

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Second international conference on vulnerability and risk analysis and management (ICVRAM2014) & sixth international symposium on uncertainty modelling and analysis (ISUMA2014)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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ASCE-ICVRAM-ISUMA provides a multi-disciplinary forum for the exchange of knowledge and expertise, in the Quan­tification, Mitigation and Management of Risk and Uncertainty, and in Decision Making.

The event is aimed at specialized and synergistic developments in both theory and practice.

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53

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-3

Date: 

13/07/2014 to 16/07/2014

Venue City: 

Liverpool

Venue: 

University of Liverpool

Event Organisers: 

University of Liverpool, Institute for Risk and Uncertainty

Co-organisers: 

European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Regional Office for Europe

Language of event: 

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