Disaster Risk

World Risk Report 2014 published

The 2014 World Risk Report (WRR 2014) recently published by the United Nations University EHS Institute and the Alliance Development Works systematically considers a country’s , and its exposure to natural hazards to determine a ranking of countries around the world based on their disaster risk.

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Tue, 21/10/2014 - 14:37

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UN-SPIDER works with partners on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

UN-SPIDER and its partners aim to make the disaster risk reduction community aware of the potential of satellite technologies

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER and many partners from the Space, the Earth observations and the Civil Protection communities, and from the regional and international organizations have been working together since June 2014 as a way to spearhead efforts regarding the incorporation of the use of Earth Observations and Space-based applications in the post-2015 framework for disaster reduction (HFA-2), to be launched during the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (

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Tue, 14/10/2014 - 08:56

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Japan: High resolution satellite Himawari-8 launched

Himawari-8 was launched on 7 October 2014 from Tanegashima Space Centre

On 7 October 2014 the Japan Meteorological Agency announced the successful launch of the geostationary meteorological satellite “Himawari-8” from the Tanegashima Space Centre in Kagoshima, Japan.

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Thu, 09/10/2014 - 09:43

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Disaster Risk Reduction: On the way to WCDRR

The upcoming Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, in March 2015 is expected to bring together more than 6,000 stakeholders from government agencies, international and regional organizations, the private sector, civil society and non-government agencies. Its main outcome is expected to be a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (Hyogo Framework for Action 2 - HFA-2).

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Earth Observation for DRR: WCDRR and HFA-2

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Thu, 02/10/2014 - 12:05

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UN-SPIDER hosts joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Multi-Risk Modeling for Disaster Management

Experts from IRIDeS, the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chiba University and DLR joined the UN-SPIDER mini-workshop.

On 19 and 20 September 2014, UN-SPIDER hosted a joint workshop with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Tohoku University, International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) on the UN Campus in Bonn.

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Tue, 23/09/2014 - 11:00

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UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment"

The United Nations International Conference in Beijing is the fourth of its kind since 2011.

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies on for Disaster Management - "Multi-

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UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference successfully concluded

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Mon, 15/09/2014 - 10:13

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UNISDR calls for nominations for the Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction

Last year's Sasakawa Award was shared between two winners

The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) announced that nominations for the 2015 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disast

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Wed, 25/06/2014 - 10:33
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UN-SPIDER Updates May 2014

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Tue, 03/06/2014
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UN-SPIDER participates in International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance

UN-SPIDER's Shirish Ravan during his presentation

On 8 and 9 May 2014, UN-SPIDER participated in the International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance in Beijing.

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Wed, 14/05/2014 - 16:23

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UN-SPIDER participated in ISDR Asia Platform

Participants of the ISDR Asia Platform (IAP) meeting in Bangkok

UN-SPIDER participated in the first ISDR Asia Platform (IAP) meeting of 2014, which was hosted in Bangkok, Thailand, from 22 to 24 April 2014. The meeting served mainly to discuss the preparation of the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) and inputs to Post 2015 Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (Hyogo Framework for Action 2).

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Wed, 30/04/2014 - 10:36

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