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.
UN-SPIDER is committed to ensuring an increase in the support provided to all countries in accessing and using space-based information for disaster risk management and emergency response, including
A new report from the United Nations confirms what governments already hear but are slow to believe: that disciplined public sector involvement in “disaster risk reduction” can signific
Spider Thematic Partnership for the Pacific Region - During the upcoming Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management 2011 meeting which will be held in Auckland, New
Date: May 30 - June 3, 2010
Location: Davos, Switzerland
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