The African Union recently established the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Secretariat, a specialized agency whose main goals are to reduce disaster risk to droughts, floods, earthquakes and cyclones;
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction looks back at an extremely successful year 2011.
Asian Institute of Technology
Japan-Vietnam Geoinformatics Consortium (JVGC)
Uva Wellassa University (UWU)
National University of Sciences and Technology
Association for Geoinformation Technology
With the theme "Reduce Exposure to Reduce Risk", the two days GIT4NDM Conference will focus on the following topics:
In the context of the 5th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) to take place in Indonesia in October, the Committee of the 5th AMCDRR 2012 plans to organize an Asian Fil
The World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction, organized by Japan and the United Nations, concluded today, calling for increased investment in disaster preparedness and recovery.
The Indonesian government will host the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in October as the region counts the cost of record-breaking disaster losses over the last year.
Disaster readiness is one of the seven key areas needing urgent attention that have been identified in the context of the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).
On 9 April 2012 UN-SPIDER inaugurated the international training course “Space technology applications in Disaster Risk Reduction” organised at the Centre for Space Science Technology Education for
In a thematic debate on disaster risk reduction, the United Nations General Assembly emphasized the importance of disaster risk reduction.
The United Nations disaster risk reduction office today announced the start of consultations on a new international blueprint for reducing disaster losses ahead of a conference on the issue that Ja
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