Sendai framework for disaster risk reduction

Fourth Disaster Risk Reduction Conference in Warsaw

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From 23 to 25 October 2019, the Fourth Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Conference in Warsaw aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and young researchers to share

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23/10/2019 to 25/10/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 31/05/2019

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Faculty of Neophilology, University of Warsaw

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Warsaw

Venue Country: 

  • Poland

Event Organisers: 

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies

Co-organisers: 

Association of Polish Geomorphologists, Association of Polish Hydrologists,Stowarzyszenie Klimatologów Polskich

 

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New project evaluates how Copernicus data can support Sendai Framework reporting

The false-colour image of the Italian landscape is captured with Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite. This region is prone to earthquakes. Sentinel-1’s radar technology can provide images with a resolution of 10 m and within hours of acquisition to aid emergency response. Image: ESA.

A new project seeks to evaluate how satellite remote sensing and Copernicus satellite data can support reporting related to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR).

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Thu, 21/03/2019 - 16:03

European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018

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This year's European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) will take place in Rome, Italy, on 21-23 November. Participants will discuss the outcomes of the 2017 EFDRR held in Turkey and the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held in Mexico, and aim to address key issues that can accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework in line with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement

The event will provide an opportunity to exchange and move forward on local level resilience, economic risks and reaching the Sendai Framework 2020 priority targets.

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21/11/2018 to 23/11/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/11/2018

Venue: 

Viale Umberto Tupini 65 00144 Roma

Venue City: 

Rome

Venue Country: 

  • Italy

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UN-SPIDER facilitates use of space-based information for disaster risk reduction

Distribution of Disaster Relief in Les Cayes, Haiti, October 2016. Image: UN Photo/Logan Abassi.

Disasters cause tremendous loss of lives and assets around the world. Over the last twenty years, more than 1.35 million people have died, while over 4 billion have been displaced, left homeless, injured or in need of

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Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019)

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The sixth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2019) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 13 to 17 May, 2019, convened and organized by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and hosted by the Government of Switzerland.

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13/05/2019 to 17/05/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 15/10/2018

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Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Co-organisers: 

Government of Switzerland

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UN-SPIDER participates in 2nd Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction

Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Fri, 27/04/2018 - 07:13

European Commission publishes Atlas of the Human Planet 2017

Atlas of the Human Planet 2017

The 2017 edition of the Atlas of the Human Planet by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre was presented during the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction meeting in Cancun, Mexico. It looks at the exposure of people and built-up areas for six major natural hazards, and its evolution over the last four decades.

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Thu, 15/06/2017 - 10:18

UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference, September 2016

UN-SPIDER 2016 Beijing Conference

The Office for Outer Space Affairs is pleased to announce the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – ‘Understanding Disaster Risk’”.  The Conference will be conducted in Beijing  from 19 to 21 September 2016.   The conference is organised by the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office and follows five conferences held since 2011.

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Tue, 31/05/2016 - 07:53
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