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Disaster Risk in Cities: Swiss Re publishes Report

"Mind the Risk" ranks cities threatened by disasters

"Mind the Risk: A global ranking of cities under threat from natural disasters" is the title of

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Thu, 19/09/2013 - 10:44

United Nations International Conference on Disaster Risk Identification, Assessment and Monitoring

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 10/08/2013
Venue City: 
Beijing
Basic Information
Date: 
23/10/2013 - 25/10/2013
Venue: 
Zhongmin Plaza, 7, Baiguang Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100053, CHINA
Venue Country: 
China P. Rep.
Event Organisers: 

United Nations for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China

Language of event: 
English

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39.8845
longitude: 
116.358

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

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Mon, 10/12/2012 - 16:26

Central America: New Portal for Disaster Risk Management launched

The Coordination Centre for Natural Disaster Prevention in Central America (CEPREDENAC) in Guatemala launched on 19 November 2012 an online Platform for Information and Communication for Integrated

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Tue, 20/11/2012 - 14:32

UNISDR reports on record-breaking year

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction looks back at an extremely successful year 2011.

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 16:37

UN-SPIDER participates in Central American Communicators' Forum

UN-SPIDER participated in the Central American Communicators' Forum "The role of Institutional Communications in the Culture of Risk Prevention" organised by the Coordination Center f

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 09:26
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14.6248
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-90.5328

Myanmar launches disaster risk reduction portal

Myanmar's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD), the nodal agency for Disaster Management in Myanmar, launched an online portal for wider dissemination of po

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 14:30

EU ramps up budget for disaster preparedness

Millions of people from the world's most vulnerable and poorest communities will benefit from new disaster preparedness programmes funded from the European Commission's Disaster Preparedness Progra

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Fri, 13/07/2012 - 09:06

CATHALAC: Regional Landslide Risk Prediction Tool Developed for Mesoamerica

The Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), which also hosts a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, has recently developed an automated, online tool for pred

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Thu, 12/07/2012 - 11:26

UNISDR: Google plays important role in disaster relief

Speaking in Japan at the Google-hosted event, "Big Tent: The Role of Technology in Disaster Preparedness and Relief", the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) head of office Mar

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Wed, 04/07/2012 - 08:46