Disaster Risk

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 Disaster

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Tue, 01/04/2014 - 09:44

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-15

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28
Tue, 04/01/2014

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0

Dominican Republic: New National Plan for Disaster Risk Management

Community near Santo Domingo flooded due to Hurricane Sandy in November 2012.

The President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina, has approved a new "National Plan for Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management", as UNISDR reported. The plan will define policy guidelines and basic principles for public and private institutions and civil society organizations.

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Fri, 27/12/2013 - 09:24

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30

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131
Fri, 12/27/2013

Regional Workshop on integral disaster risk management in Central America

Participants discussed recent advances, challenges and needs.

UN-SPIDER participated in the Regional Consultation and Awareness Raising Workshop on Integral Disaster Risk Management in Central America which took place in Panama City, Panama, from 26 to 28 November 2013.

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Disaster Risk Management in Central America

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Mon, 02/12/2013 - 12:55

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9

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-80
Mon, 12/02/2013

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0

United Nations celebrates International Day for Disaster Reduction

On 13 October 2013, the United Nations observed the 2013 International Day for Disaster Reduction.

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Mon, 14/10/2013 - 08:36
Mon, 10/14/2013

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 a recent report published by the reinsurance company Swiss Re. Looking at both human and economic risks faced by urban communities, the study puts Asia's megacities (Tokyo, Manila, Hong Kong-Guangzhou) on the top of the list for population-at-risk while European and US cities (Amsterdam-Rotterdam, Los Angeles, New York) lead the ranking for the highest loss potential.

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Thu, 19/09/2013 - 10:44
Thu, 09/19/2013

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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40

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116

Date: 

23/10/2013 to 25/10/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 10/08/2013

Venue: 

Zhongmin Plaza, 7, Baiguang Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100053, CHINA

Venue City: 

Beijing

Event Organisers: 

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

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1

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

Central America: New Portal for Disaster Risk Management launched

The Coordination Centre for Natural Disaster

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Tue, 20/11/2012 - 14:32

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Tue, 11/20/2012

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

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 09:26

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15

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-91
Thu, 07/26/2012

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0

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 policies, guidelines, manuals and activities regarding disaster risk reduction.

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 14:30

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Mon, 07/23/2012

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