The Asian Development Bank in its study "Intense Climate Disasters and Development in Asia-Pacific" stresses the great risk that Asian countries face in the context of climate related disasters.
Disaster readiness is one of the seven key areas needing urgent attention that have been identified in the context of the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).
Leaders of the global science community have issued joint statements to the world leaders meeting at the 38th G-8 Summit that started today.
The UN reiterated calls on Tuesday for the world to respond quickly to current worldwide disasters and streamline efforts to tackle their inevitable impacts.
The International Charter aims at providing a unified system of space data acquisition and delivery to those affected by natural or man-made disasters through Authorized Users.
The importance of geosciences has increased steadily and rapidly over recent decades, with problems arising at local, regional, national, and international levels.
The Copernicus GIO Emergency Mapping Service (GIO EMS-Mapping) provides all actors involved in the management of disasters, man-made emergency situations and humanitarian crises, with timely and ac
The International Charter „Space and Major Disasters“ is a worldwide collaboration among space agencies, through which satellite-derived information and products are made available to support disas
A new reliefweb product shows the relative scale of major emergencies since 2005 based on funding requirements for humanitarian response.
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