World Conference on Disaster Management
The 23rd World Conference on Disaster Management (WCDM) to be held in Toronto, Canada, from 23 to 26 June in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre will bring together many stakeholders of the Emergen
Africa Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)
The AUC in collaboration with the UNISDR have organized the 4th Africa Regional Platform for DRR, planned to take place in Arusha Tanzania from 13 to 15 February alongside the 5th Africa drought Ad
The Coordination Centre for Natural Disaster Prevention in Central America (CEPREDENAC) in Guatemala launched on 19 November 2012 an online Platform for Information and Communication for Integrated
The results of the first stakeholder assessment of the VALID project are now available on the Kno
The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report (APDR) 2012 found that, from 1970 to 2010, the average number of people at risk from yearly flooding in Asia-Pacific more than doubled from 29.5 million to 63.8 mi
On 20 September 2012, the United Nations Secretariat published the "2012 MDG Gap Task Force Report".
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) launched a new initiative to support cities around the world to manage risk following the worst year on record for economic losses from disasters.
City of Bonn, World Mayors Council on Climate Change
While cities make efforts to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and increase urban energy-efficiency, they are at the same time vulnerable.
The Public Library on Science (PLoS), a non-profit US-publisher, announced the launch of a new flexible publishing channel.
Crisis mapping has emerged in the last five years as a dynamic and open way to visualize and report on crisis and disasters.
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