disaster risk reduction

Training Course on use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

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There is a great need to utilize disaster risk information in planning for effective coping mechanisms of disaster risk reduction. For this, there is a significant need to create awareness among the disaster management professionals regarding the importance of GIS and Remote Sensing.

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07/09/2015 to 11/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 31/08/2015

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

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Nairobi

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  • Kenya

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Third UN WCDRR's Proceedings now available in English to free download

The Proceedings of the Third UN WCDRR now available in English (Image: Prevention Web)

The proceedings of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) are now available in English and will be translated and made available in the other five UN languages in the next few weeks.

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Fri, 10/07/2015 - 09:37

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IAG launches the Global Risk Map

The Global Risk Map shows information on countries highly exposed to natural hazards

Insurance Australia Group (IAG) launched a new natural disaster management instrument at the Global Insurance Forum in New York, the Global Risk Map. This interactive map shows the social and economic impact of cyclones, floods, earthquakes and related disasters during the past 115 years.

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Thu, 25/06/2015 - 16:26

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India - National Training Course

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India - Regional Training Course

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Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for DRR.

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31/08/2015 to 04/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 24/08/2015

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Nairobi

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

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New satellite-based sensors deliver unprecedented weather forecasts

Pyxis provide precise weather forecasts (Image: US NOAA)

The satellite developer PlanetiQ introduced its new GPS technology called Pyxis which will make predictions better than before. The satellite-based weather instrument includes sensors that are designed to penetrate storm clouds and generate data that will significantly improve weather forecasting.

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Fri, 05/06/2015 - 10:46

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39

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Fri, 06/05/2015

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Space Technologies for post-2015 development: New UN-SPIDER newsletter

A new UN-SPIDER newsletter is now available. The latest issue focuses on the use of Earth observation for the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. 2015 is a milestone year for the United Nations.

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Space Technologies for post-2015 development: New UN-SPIDER newsletter

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Thu, 04/06/2015 - 08:34

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Data Application of the Month: Landslides

Landslides are a geological

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Data Application of the Month: Landslides
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/15: Space-based Information for Post-2015 Sustainable Development

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