Disaster Risk

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

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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

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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

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

Issue Date: 

Tue, 03/06/2014
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UN-SPIDER at a glance

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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

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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

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Wed, 30/04/2014 - 10:36

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United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment"

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Floods in Northeastern China in 2013

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15/09/2014 to 17/09/2014

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Sun, 29/06/2014

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Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel

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Beijing

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UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

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Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China

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El Salvador: UN-SPIDER and partners conduct Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems

Participants of the Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems in El Salvador

On 31 March and 1 April 2014, UN-SPIDER, the Central American Coordination Centre for Natural

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