disaster risk reduction

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

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

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

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Fri, 19/04/2013 - 10:45

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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 infrastructure in the Caribbean that will form the backbone for a broad range of geoscience and atmospheric investigations and enable research on process-oriented science questions with direct relevance to geohazards.

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COCONet: GPS stations for hazard assessment

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Wed, 17/04/2013 - 09:32

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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 atmospheric infrastructure in the Caribbean that will form the backbone for a broad range of geoscience and atmospheric investigations and enable research on process-oriented science questions with direct relevance to geohazards.

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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

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Fri, 08/03/2013 - 14:21

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Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Course Summary:

Self study course

The topics of the course are:

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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

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

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University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

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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

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Tue, 26/02/2013 - 10:33

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Toward Resilience: ECB publishes guide for Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to

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Wed, 13/02/2013 - 10:05
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UNISDR: Global Disaster Risk Assessment Report takes Shape

Work is entering the final stages on UNISDR's new edition of the Global Assessment Report on

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Mon, 11/02/2013 - 11:34

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Fourth Africa regional platform for disaster risk reduction

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The AUC in collaboration with the UNISDR have organized the 4th Africa Regional Platform for DRR, planned to take place in Arusha Tanzania from 13 to 15 February alongside the 5th Africa drought Adaptation Forum planned for 11-12 February 2013.

The main objectives, agenda items and expected results of the 4th Africa Regional Platform on DRR are:

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13/02/2013 to 15/02/2013

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Arusha

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Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge

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Africa Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

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