disaster risk reduction

Strategic forum with civil society networks: Consultations on a post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

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This strategic dialogue is organized in the context of global consultations on a post 2015 framework for disaster risk reduction to be considered at the 3rd World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan in March 2015. 

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Date: 

10/02/2014 to 11/02/2014

Venue City: 

Geneva

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Paris: Efforts to make the city resilient to floods

Thermal image of Paris

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction invited Paris to join the “Making Cities Resilient” Campaign.

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Fri, 31/01/2014 - 09:17

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Fri, 01/31/2014

New Zealand's first Disaster Communications Conference

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An Auckland Council-sponsored disaster communication conference will be held in Auckland in May.

Attendees will hear some of the world’s leading disaster communications professionals, including Denis McLean, Chief of Communications for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, discuss their experiences and give advice and tips on how to lead the community through a disaster.

Date: 

22/05/2014 to 23/05/2014

Venue: 

Heritage Hotel, 35 Hobson Street, Auckland Central

Venue City: 

Auckland

Event Organisers: 

Emergency Media and Public Affairs

University of Auckland

Language of event: 

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Russia: Disaster risk management a priority during G8 presidency

Disaster Risk Management is among the five priorities

The Head of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Margareta Wahlström, welcomed the Russian Federation’s declared intention to making the promotion of integrated disaster risk management one its five priority areas during its G8 presidency.

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Tue, 28/01/2014 - 14:13

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39

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Tue, 01/28/2014

5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos

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The 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos 2014 will be held under the theme "Integrative Risk Management - The role of science, technology & practice" from 24 - 28 August 2014 in Davos, Switzerland.

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24/08/2014 to 28/08/2014

Venue City: 

Davos

Event Organisers: 

Global Risk Forum Davos

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Disaster Risk Reduction in emergencies

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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.

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Date: 

03/02/2014 to 07/02/2014

Venue City: 

London

Event Organisers: 

RedR - United Kingdom

Language of event: 

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UN-SPIDER participates in RESAP and Asia-Pacific Year meetings

From 26 to 27 November 2013, UN-SPIDER participated in the 17th Session of the Intergovernmental Consultative Committee (ICC) on the Regional Space Applications Programme for Sustainable Development (RESAP) in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting provided an overview of the work progress of RESAP during 2012-2013 and work plan for 2014-2015.

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Wed, 04/12/2013 - 13:00

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OECD study: Hyogo Framework boosts funding for disaster risk reduction

Devastation caused by an earthquake in Pakistan in 2005.

A recent study conducted with eleven member States of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that “all respondents reported that their DRR funding has either slightly, or significantly, increased since the launch of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) in 2005”, as UNISDR reported.

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Fri, 20/09/2013 - 09:43
Fri, 09/20/2013

Workshop: Disaster Risk Reduction in Emergencies

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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?: 

0

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.

Date: 

03/02/2014 to 07/02/2014

Venue City: 

London

Event Organisers: 

RedR - United Kingdom

Language of event: 

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Training: Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction

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English
Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)

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21

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-158

Date: 

24/09/2013 to 27/09/2013

Venue: 

Darewadi Learning Centre Village Darewadi, block, Dist. Sangamner, Ahmednagar,

Venue City: 

Maharashtra

Event Organisers: 

Watershed Organisation Trust (WOTR)

Language of event: 

1

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