disaster risk reduction

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

Venue: 

Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge

Event Organisers: 

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

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Disaster Risk Reduction: UN task team develops second Thematic Think Piece

The UN system task team on the post-2015 UN development agenda has developed their second Thematic Think Piece on Disaster Risk and Resilience to support discussions on the post-2015 development agenda.

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Fri, 11/01/2013 - 09:55

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Fri, 01/11/2013

Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The UN General Assembly confirmed that Japan will host the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015 when it passed its annual resolution yesterday on the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction.

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Mon, 10/12/2012 - 16:26

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Mon, 12/10/2012

Philippine Conference stresses importance of GIS for disaster risk reduction

The recently- conducted GIS 8 Network 6th Conference and 14th Regional Assembly underscored the benefits of optimizing the use of geospatial information in support to disaster risk reduction and management. Held on November 15-16, 2012 at the Leyte Park Resort Hotel, the conference which was hosted by the Department of Agriculture Region 8, centered on the theme “GIS in Aid for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.”

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Tue, 27/11/2012 - 08:38

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Tue, 11/27/2012

Disaster Risk Reduction: UN to develop an action plan

A major initiative to develop a UN strategic plan of action for disaster risk reduction and

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Fri, 23/11/2012 - 12:06
Fri, 11/23/2012

PreventionWeb turns five

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction today marks the 5th anniversary of the launch of PreventionWeb which is now used by 55,000 unique visitors every month as a common platform for disaster risk reduction professionals to find and share information and collaborate on disaster risk reduction issues. “Our initial goal was to help people make sense of the disaster risk reduction domain.

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Fri, 16/11/2012 - 12:17
Fri, 11/16/2012

UN: Asia-Pacific suffering 80 percent of global losses due to disasters

The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report (APDR) 2012 found that, from 1970 to 2010, the average number of people at risk from yearly flooding in Asia-Pacific more than doubled from 29.5 million to 63.8 million, and the number living in cyclone-prone areas has grown from 71.8 million to 120.7 million. According to the UN report, 185 million people are exposed to annual flooding and storms

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Tue, 23/10/2012 - 14:43
Tue, 10/23/2012

AMCDRR 2012: Asian Ministers discuss Disaster Risk Reduction

More than 1,200 participants including 49 Government Ministers and high level delegates from Asia will meet on Tuesday, 23th of October in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, at the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR).

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Mon, 22/10/2012 - 11:10

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Mon, 10/22/2012

Don’t fail to prepare: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

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UN-SPIDER celebrates Day for Disaster Reduction
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Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

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The Fourth Session of the Global Platform “Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow” comes at a time when there is unprecedented international momentum to reduce disaster risk and build

Date: 

19/05/2013 to 23/05/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 01/05/2013

Venue: 

International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)

Venue City: 

Geneva

Event Organisers: 

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, ISDR

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