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Workshop: Disaster Risk Reduction in Emergencies

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
London
Basic Information
Date: 
03/02/2014 - 07/02/2014
Venue Country: 
UK
Event Organisers: 

RedR - United Kingdom

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed to benefit field practitioner staff of INGOs, NGOs, CBOs and goverment department staff responsible for disaster risk reduction.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
540.00 GBP
Tuition Remarks: 

Course fees begin from 540 GBP and are based on a price banding system. The fees are inclusive of all training resources, lunch and refreshments

Additional Information: 

Registration will take place from 8.45 am on the first day.

Set amidst the context of global climate change and population growth, the number of natural and human-made emergencies every year has increased drastically in the past decade.

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Training: Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Maharashtra
Basic Information
Date: 
24/09/2013 - 27/09/2013
Venue: 
Darewadi Learning Centre Village Darewadi, block, Dist. Sangamner, Ahmednagar,
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Meant for NGO Decision Makers, NGO Staff, Members of Autonomous Institutions, Corporate staff, Activists, Government Officers (District/ Taluka / Village Level), PRI members and other institutions interested in gaining local experience.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
9,000.00 INR
Tuition Remarks: 

Registration Fee (Non-refundable): Rs. 2,000 Partial Scholarships on the course fee are available for a few participants. Please contact the Training Coordinator.

Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)

The term “ecosystem-based adaptation” (EbA) refers to the use of natural systems as a way to buffer the worst impacts of climate change, maintain the resilience of natural ecosystems, their ecosyst

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21.3069
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Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015

Director-General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Martin Dahi

Japan will host the world conference slated to be held next year at which countries will adopt the successor to the current global blueprint for disaster risk reduction efforts,  as announced

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 24/05/2013 - 11:29
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38.2682
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140.869

Ban Ki-Moon: Economic losses from disaster out of control

 Ban Ki-moon meets with Margareta Wahlström

In a recent press release, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction cited UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon who warned about economic losses from disasters.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 16/05/2013 - 09:58

Post-2015 disaster risk reduction: The role of outer space

Satellites help to respond to disasters, emergencies and crisis.

In a recent article on their website, UNISDR, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, highlights the discussions revolving around the role of space-based information for the post-201

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 19/04/2013 - 10:45
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46.1984
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COCONet: Measuring Atmosphere and Earth for Disaster Risk Reduction

COCONet sites in the Caribbean

The Continuously Operating Caribbean Observational Network (COCONet) is a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with the aim of developing a large-scale geodetic and atmospheric i

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 17/04/2013 - 09:32
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longitude: 
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COCONet: Measuring Atmosphere and Earth to Reduce Risk from Natural Hazards

The Continuously Operating Caribbean Observational Network (COCONet) is a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) with the aim of developing a large-scale geodetic and atmospher

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13.8381
longitude: 
-72.5977

UN family agrees on plan for disaster risk reduction

Displaced Family in Thailand

Representatives of UN agencies, funds and programmes completed an action plan this week that will accelerate the integration of disaster risk reduction into all UN country level operations in respo

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 08/03/2013 - 14:21
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46.1984
longitude: 
6.1423

Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Basic Information
Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Designed for people involved in disaster management for natural disasters. It will benefit government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster/emergency management
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
225.00 USD
Additional Information: 

By participating in this course, you will earn 25 Professional Development Hours (PDH) and 2.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Course Summary:

Self study course

The topics of the course are:

UN: Disaster Management paramount for post-2015 agenda

severity and economic losses of disasters continue to increase across the globe

As the frequency, severity and economic losses of disasters continue to increase across the globe,  the United Nations’ first-ever global champion for disaster risk reduction, Indonesi

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 26/02/2013 - 10:33
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