disaster management

Bangladeshi Disaster Management Bureau (DMB)

DMB is a small dynamic professional unit at national level in Bangladesh to perform specialist support functions working under the authority of high–level Inter-Ministerial

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"Digital Humanitarian Network" established by crowdsource community

MapAction, CrisisMappers and GISCorps are teaming up with the United Nations to provide a better linkage between formal humanitarian organisations and the online technology communities in

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Mon, 02/07/2012 - 09:15
Mon, 07/02/2012

G-Science statement calls to minimize effects of disasters

Leaders of the global science community have issued joint statements to the world leaders meeting at the 38th G-8 Summit that started today. The national science academies from 15 countries including China, India, the US and the UK have called on the leading industrialised economies to pay greater heed to science and technology to tackle Earth's three greatest challenges.

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Fri, 18/05/2012 - 08:45
Fri, 05/18/2012

8th International Conference on Geo-information for Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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From the 13th to the 15th of December 2012, the Public Safety Districts of the Netherlands will host the annual Gi4DM Conference that will gather a worldwide group of researchers and experts. It will take place in the city of Enschede and will aim at exchanging experiences and ideas in order to shape up relevant and appropriate solutions to crisis

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52

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7

Date: 

13/12/2012 to 15/12/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 31/07/2012

Venue City: 

Enschede

Event Organisers: 

Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Twente

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3rd Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation

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While cities make efforts to reduce their

Date: 

12/05/2012 to 15/05/2012

Venue: 

Gustav-Stresemann-Institut

Venue City: 

Bonn

Event Organisers: 

 ICLEI

Co-organisers: 

 City of Bonn, World Mayors Council on Climate Change

Language of event: 

1

PLoS Currents: New flexible publishing channel on disasters launched

The Public Library on Science (PLoS), a non-profit US-publisher, announced the launch of a new flexible publishing channel. "PLoS Currents: Disasters" makes available research results and operational analyses derived from the study or management of all types of disasters in a timely and flexible manner. PLoS thus supports one of the core goals of the UNIDSR Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 by strengthening “the sharing of research findings, lessons learned and best practices”.

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 30/03/2012 - 08:12
Fri, 03/30/2012

International Conference on Geoinformation and Communication 4 Disaster Management (GeoICT4DM)

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The Waterloo Institute

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44

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-80

Date: 

10/10/2012 to 11/10/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 10/09/2012

Venue City: 

Mississauga

Event Organisers: 

Waterloo Institute Disaster Management, Dewey College

Co-organisers: 

International Association for Geoinformation and Communication Technology

Language of event: 

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GMES: e-GEOS wins contracts from the European Commission to provide satellite data and maps for emergency management

e-GEOS has won two tenders launched by the European Commission worth a total of EUR 9.6 million, as part of the GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security) programme.

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:30

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42

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12
Wed, 02/29/2012

Disaster Management Guidelines for Information and Communication System released

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Tue, 21/02/2012 - 16:34

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29

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77
Tue, 02/21/2012

Timely Upgrade of Weather Information Systems

The United States Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), with funding support from the U.S. State Department and USAID’s Office of Foreign

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 21/02/2012 - 16:29

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-18

longitude: 

178
Tue, 02/21/2012

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