climate change

Small Island Developing States: Strengthening partnerships for disaster risk management

The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States is currently being held in Samoa. The goal of the four-day conference which will conclude today, is to focus attention on Small Island Developing States - a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities.

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Thu, 04/09/2014 - 10:58

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ICIMOD: Closer collaboration with Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment

Much of ICIMOD’s research focuses on the science of climate change&adaptation

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal, host of one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has signed an Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (MoSTE) of Nepal.

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Thu, 14/08/2014 - 10:54

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28

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47th annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders from around the world to connect with colleagues, broaden their knowledge base, and embrace the joy of science.

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Date: 

15/12/2014 to 19/12/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 06/08/2014

Venue: 

Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA 94103

Venue City: 

San Francisco

Event Organisers: 

AGU (American Geophysical Union),

Co-organisers: 

Florida Institute of Technology, NASA Langley Research Center, Georgia Tech, Winthrop University, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Delaware, USDA, University of California Santa Cruz, University of Montana, City College of New York.

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E-tutorial on the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The new DRR Framework for Action to be adopted in March 2015 will be the outcome of a process unfolding over two years including a variety of stakeholders and several on-line, regional and thematic consultations.

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Date: 

30/04/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 13/03/2015

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

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UN-SPIDER organizes pre-event to AMCDRR

The pre-conference event highlighted the usefulness of space technologies

UN-SPIDER and World Bank's Global Facility for

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UN-SPIDER pre-conference event at sixth AMCDRR

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Mon, 23/06/2014 - 09:33

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Mon, 06/23/2014

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23rd Regional Training Course on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The CBDRR course provides an opportunity to practitioners to learn, upgrade and share essential skills and knowledge to systematically address

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Training Target Audience: 

CBDRR practitioners who want to develop their capacities and essential skills and knowledge on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction as well as interested persons who would like to know more about CBDRR

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Training Requirements: 

The course is open for participants from various sectors including, local government departments, NGOs, INGOs, UN, IFRC, national emergency response agencies and private sector. Participants from policy and senior management levels of government, UN, donor organizations and INGOs are welcome if they are interested to learn about how CBDRR is operationalized. As course participants come from a diverse range of countries and organizations, and the class size is limited to 30 persons, ADPC accepts nominations from Asia and the Pacific on a first come, first served basis, provided that the applicant meets the course requirements. A limited number of participants from other regions will also be accepted, on a case by case and "first come first served" basis.

Tuition Remarks: 

Package A with accommodation: US$3,175
Package B without accommodation: US$2,275

Additional Information: 

For more information please contact Asian Disaster Preparedness Center Training Services Department (TSD) 979/66-70, 24th Floor SM Tower Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai Bangkok, 10400 Tel: +66 (02) 298 0681-92 Cell Phone: +66 87 697 7535 Fax: +66 (02) 298 0012-13 Skype ID: ADPC_Training Email: tsu [at] adpc.net

Date: 

28/07/2014 to 08/08/2014

Venue City: 

Siem Reap

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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The role of networks in disaster risk redcution and climate change adaptation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The risk from natural hazards is projected to further increase in many regions due to a growing exposure of human activities often combined with increased vulnerability and the projected increase in

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48

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Date: 

27/05/2014 to 28/05/2014

Venue City: 

Salzburg

Event Organisers: 

University of Salzburg, Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS

Language of event: 

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Facilitating community managed disaster risk reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The global climate system is undergoing constant change leading to evident climatic patterns. Over 40% of the population in the horn of Africa lives in drought-prone arid and semi-arid areas. Most African countries prone to drought continue to experience widespread challenges like: high precipitation, floods, conflicts, HIV/AIDS, diseases, epidemics, and environmental degradation.

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10

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Date: 

10/06/2014 to 20/06/2014

Venue City: 

Diredawa

Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 

Language of event: 

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Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on

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14

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101

Date: 

23/06/2014 to 26/06/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Government of Thailand

 

Co-organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

Language of event: 

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9th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Hazard Mitigation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The analysis and management of risk and the mitigation of hazards is of fundamental importance to planners and researchers around the world. We live in an increasingly complex society with the potential for disasters on a worldwide scale.

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51

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Date: 

04/06/2014 to 06/06/2014

Venue City: 

New Forest

Event Organisers: 

Wessex Institute of Technology

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