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First International Summit on Tornadoes and Climate Change

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Chania
Basic Information
Date: 
25/05/2014 - 30/05/2014
Venue: 
Minoa Palace Hotel
Venue Country: 
Greece
Event Organisers: 

Florida State University

Language of event: 
English

Societal interest in tornadoes has increased over the past few yea

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ICIMOD: Glacier Status Change over 30 years based on Landsat Data

Glacier loss over the last 30 years

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Nepal, ICIMOD (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development), released a publication that provides a comprehensive analysis of the status of

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 23/05/2014 - 08:46
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30.6328
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Fifth Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Abuja
Basic Information
Date: 
13/05/2014 - 16/05/2014
Venue: 
Transcorp Hilton
Venue Country: 
Nigeria
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction -Regional Office for Africa (UNISDR-AF)

Co-organisers: 

African Union (AU)

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Language of event: 
English

The Fifth Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is being organised, under the leadership

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9.06667
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7.48333

Flood Risk Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 10/05/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
10/06/2014 - 27/06/2014
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE

Insitute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed for current and future water professionals (engineers and scientists), decision-makers and others involved in flood modelling and flood management, particularly those who would like to be familiarise with the latest tools and techniques in flood risk management. Pre-requisites are knowledge about hydrology and hydraulics; some experiences with flood modelling/management is desirable but it is not a must.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
2,700.00 EUR

This course introduces the participants to the st

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Bangladesh: ICIMOD trains youth in Earth Observation

satellite picture of Bangladesh, shows the sediment structure of the region

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies finished yesterday a SERVIR-Himalaya train

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 09/05/2014 - 08:32
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23.8103
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90.4125

Satellites show effects of long-term drought on the Congo rainforest

The studies analyzed the "greenness" of the Congo rainforest

A new analysis of data derived from various satellite sensors shows that Congo's rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has suffered from long-term drought over the past t

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 29/04/2014 - 10:04
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1.44175
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15.2124

5th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2014)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 31/08/2014
Venue City: 
London, Ontario
Basic Information
Date: 
30/10/2014 - 01/11/2014
Venue: 
Western University
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

Integrated Disaster Risk Management Society (IDRiM)

Language of event: 
English

The theme of the conference is "Building Disaster Resilient C

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42.9869
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-81.2432

New GIS to be Launched by Vietnam in the Mekong Delta

Radar Image of Mekong Delta

Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City National University is working in conjunction with southwestern provinces of Dong Thap, Soc Trang, Can Tho and Long An to integrate the region’s discrete &nbs

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/04/2014 - 09:59
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10.8231
longitude: 
106.63

Asian Disaster Risk Reduction Expo

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
04/11/2014 - 07/11/2014
Venue: 
IMPACT Exhibition Center
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

GML Exhibition Co., Ltd

Language of event: 
English

Thailand will be the proud host of the first ever ASIAN DISASTER R

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13.7279
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100.524

Climate Change and resilient cities

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/08/2014
Venue City: 
The Hague
Basic Information
Date: 
29/09/2014 - 10/10/2014
Venue: 
The Hague Academy for Local Governance
Venue Country: 
The Netherlands
Event Organisers: 

the Hague Academy for Local Governance

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
2,890.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

This includes all training-related costs, as well as drinks, lunches, training materials and travel during the training programme. Travel to and from the Hague and accommodation is not included.

 

 

This two-week course discusses how local authorities can respond a

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