Disaster Risk

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

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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. This year the focus of the International Day for

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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

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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

UNISDR reports on record-breaking year

The United Nations Office for

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 16:37
Thu, 07/26/2012

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

UN-SPIDER news: 

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Myanmar launches disaster risk reduction portal

Myanmar's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD), the nodal agency for

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 14:30

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Mon, 07/23/2012

EU ramps up budget for disaster preparedness

Millions of people from the world's most vulnerable and poorest communities will benefit from new

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 13/07/2012 - 09:06
Fri, 07/13/2012

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