disaster risk reduction

Secretariat for Vulnerability Issues of the Presidency of El Salvador (SAV)

The State of El Salvador has established in 2011 the Secretariat for Issues of the Presidency of El Salvador (SAV) with the mandate to implement actions necessary to prevent and eradicate vulnerability that the country faces with regards to natural and human-caused phenomena.

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14

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UN-SPIDER organizes pre-event to AMCDRR

The pre-conference event highlighted the usefulness of space technologies

UN-SPIDER and World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and

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Mon, 23/06/2014 - 09:33

Technical Advisory Mission to Bhutan successfully concluded

Participants of the workshop carried out during the Technical Advisory Mission
Technical Advisory Mission team

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Bhutan from 2 to 6 June 2014. The TAM was conducted upon invitation of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs.

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Mon, 16/06/2014 - 09:26

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Americas: Reviewing disaster risk reduction progress

Drought in Bolivia turned pampa  into cracking ground

The 4th Session of the Americas Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is held this week from May 27 to 29 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The aim is to review progress on reducing exposure to disaster risk in the Americas. 

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Tue, 27/05/2014 - 12:56

The role of networks in disaster risk redcution and climate change adaptation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The risk from natural hazards is projected to further increase in many regions due to a growing exposure of human activities often combined with increased and the projected increase in frequency and intensity of hazards due to effects of global warming.

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48

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13

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27/05/2014 to 28/05/2014

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Salzburg

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University of Salzburg, Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS

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1

Afghanistan: More support for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Charter activation for floods in Afghanistan, satellite images

The Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) made an appeal for greater support for disaster risk reduction efforts in the country.

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Thu, 08/05/2014 - 15:02

China: Fengyun III satellite is operational

satellite data shows heat wave in China

The China Meteorological Administration (CMA) announced that the countries’ third Fengyun-III satellite became operational on Monday, 5 May. The satellite was launched on 23 September last year.

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Thu, 08/05/2014 - 11:16

UNISDR and Esri partner up to map disaster risk

resilient village was built in Bangladesh after Cyclone hit the coast

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) will collaborate with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology provider Esri to make local communities more resilient. 

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Tue, 06/05/2014 - 10:33

Announcement: Pre-conference event by UN-SPIDER and GFDRR at 6th AMCDRR

UN-SPIDER and GFDRR will organize a pre-conference event at the 6th AMCDRR

UN-SPIDER invites participants of 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Bangkok to attend the pre-conference event organised by the UN-SPIDER and the World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and

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Wed, 30/04/2014 - 11:17

AIWEST-DR 2014 Annual International Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster and Recovery

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Topics for Special Session

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6

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95

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22/10/2014 to 24/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 15/08/2014

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Banda Aceh

Event Organisers: 

Syiah Kuala University

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