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4th Meeting of the Global Flood Working Group at ECMWF

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The Global Flood Working Group is a multi-disciplinary group of scientists, operational agencies and flood risk managers focused on developing efficient and effective global flood tools that can address these challenges. The goals of the group are (1) to develop and improve global flood forecasting and monitoring systems, (2) to deploy these systems in a global flood observatory tracking floods in near real-time, (3) to build a global flood record suitable for flood risk assessment and (4) to make these tools available to organizations and countries that need them.

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51

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-1

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Date: 

04/03/2014 to 06/03/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 15/01/2014

Venue: 

ECMWF, Shinfield Park

Venue City: 

Reading

Event Organisers: 

Global Flood Working Group

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

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India: Developing a satellite-linked disaster warning system in Gujarat

The government is already working in the implementation of this project

The Indian state of Gujarat is planning a project to set up a satellite-linked disaster warning system along Gujarat's coastline to alert fishermen during adverse weather conditions.

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Tue, 13/08/2013 - 14:09

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22

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71
Tue, 08/13/2013

Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

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Natural Hazards Center

Since 1975, the Natural Hazards Center has hosted the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop for 400 federal, state, and local

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40

longitude: 

105

Date: 

13/07/2013 to 16/07/2013

Venue City: 

Broomsfield, Colorado

Venue: 

Omni Interlocken Resort

Event Organisers: 

Natural Hazards Center

Co-organisers: 

University of Colorado at Boulder

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Learning from Megadisasters: World Bank and Japan release Study

On March 11, 2011, a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan. Now the World Bank and the Government of Japan have launched a joint knowledge-sharing project called "Learning from Megadisasters". In the framework of this project, a study containing 32 thematic Knowledge Notes were published last week. They include six thematic clusters:

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 11/10/2012 - 08:30

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Thu, 10/11/2012

The 33rd Asian Conference On Remote Sensing

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The 33rd Asian Conference On Remote Sensing is joint organized by ?The Conference is jointly organized by Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) and AARS.

Date: 

26/11/2012 to 30/11/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 26/10/2012

Venue: 

Ambassador City Jomtien Hotel

Venue City: 

Pattaya

Event Organisers: 

Asian Association of Remote Sensing (AARS)
Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization)
Ministry of Science and Technology

Language of event: 

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Algeria: Maps of summer 2012 wildfires available

The maps requested via the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters regarding the wildfires that ravaged north Algerian forests during summer 2012, are now available on the Charter's website.

An estimated 20,000 hectares of land have been ravaged by forest fires in the north of Algeria since June. These are a result of hotter than average summer heat waves that have been reported to reach as high as 50 degrees .

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Thu, 06/09/2012 - 17:08
Thu, 09/06/2012

Sudanese Meteorological Authority

Its mission is to provide weather and climate information and services of quality to help decision-makers to plan and take action to ensure food security, poverty reduction and a sustainable development. The Meteorological Authority furthermore works on the development early warning systems for disaster

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FEMA provides online course catalogue on emergency management

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:41
Mon, 09/03/2012

Tropical Storm Isaac: Esri offers tracking map

Esri offers a free interactive map for tracking Isaac, a Tropical Storm rolling over the Gulf of Mexico on the verge of becoming a hurricane. The map was built using the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and is powered by ArcGIS Server.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 28/08/2012 - 15:10
Tue, 08/28/2012

Sri Lanka Building Research Organisation (NBRO)

The mission of the Building Research Organisation is to promote and sustain research and development and provide technical services for disaster risk reduction and a safer environment.

Website: http://www.nbro.gov.lk/web/index.php?lang=en

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