disaster risk management

Review article discusses using remote sensing-based proxies to improve urban disaster risk management and resilience

Flooding in the Pak Kret area of Bangkok, Thailand in 2011. Image: Philip Roeland/Flickr.

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Fri, 31/05/2019 - 15:57

14th Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Rapid population and urbanization, combined with extreme climatic events, are causing a swift increase in the of communities to hazardous events. Unplanned growth in both urban and non-urban areas calls for preparation to reduce the impact of disasters.

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Date: 

04/11/2019 to 15/11/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 04/10/2019

Venue: 

ADPC Academy, SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)  

Language of event: 

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Disaster Risk Reduction Course (3 Day)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

On this 3-day course, you will learn the concept and practice of reducing disaster risks through systematically analysing and managing the causal factors of disasters.

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51

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Date: 

26/11/2019 to 28/11/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 26/10/2019

Venue: 

250a Kennington Lane Vauxhall, London, SE11 5RD, United Kingdom

Venue City: 

London

Venue Country: 

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Event Organisers: 

RedR UK

Language of event: 

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The 10th conference of the international society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The 2019 annual event for researchers and practitioners in integrated disaster risk management (IDRiM) will focus on the issues of “Knowledge-based Disaster Risk Management: Broadening the scope by « Smart Territories » for Sustainable and Resilient Cities and Or

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44

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Date: 

16/10/2019 to 18/10/2019

Venue: 

Centre universitaire méditerranée (CUM)

Venue City: 

Nice

Venue Country: 

  • France

Event Organisers: 

Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)

Co-organisers: 

University of Nice (UMR ESPACE) and AFPCN (French Society for the Prevention of Natural Disasters) 

Language of event: 

1

New publication highlights innovation disaster risk reduction products and approaches

Mississippi River floods in April and May 2011.

A new publication presents 30 innovation products and approaches for disaster risk reduction, ranging from GIS and

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Thu, 16/05/2019 - 09:55

The 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (APSTCDRR)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The APSTCDRR 2020 aims to provide an opportunity to the science, technology, and academia community in Asia and the Pacific to continue the much-needed science-policy dialogue to ensure that implementation of disaster risk reduction measures is based on reliable

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3

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102

Date: 

16/03/2020 to 17/03/2020

Venue City: 

Kuala Lumpur

Venue: 

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC)

Venue Country: 

  • Malaysia

Event Organisers: 

UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

Co-organisers: 

The National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA), the Academy of Science Malaysia (ASM), the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI-UKM) and the IRDR International Centres of Excellence (ICoEs).

Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

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This introductory course familiarizes development practitioners with contemporary concepts and practices in disaster management and discusses the paradigm shift from re-active to pro-active approaches in this cross cutting field of development.

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Date: 

26/04/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 26/04/2019

Event Organisers: 

World Bank Group Open Learning Campus

Co-organisers: 

In partnership with Republic of Korea, Ministry of Economy and Finance

Language of event: 

1

ITU report highlights use of disruptive technologies in disaster management

Mapping Cyclone Pam’s destruction with drones.

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has published a new report about the use and opportunities of ICT and disruptive technologies for disaster risk reduction and management.

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Mon, 25/03/2019 - 10:22

A Resilient Future: Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This course aims to introduce participants to existing and emerging technologies suitable for disaster risk reduction while promoting the overall aim of sustainable development.

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Event Organisers: 

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

Co-organisers: 

edX

Language of event: 

1

World Bank releases new practical guide on machine learning in disaster risk management

Drone view of Seychelles coastline

The  Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and

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Tue, 26/02/2019 - 11:02

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