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UNCCD 2nd Scientific Conference

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bonn
Basic Information
Date: 
09/04/2013 - 12/04/2013
Venue: 
Bonn World Conference Centre
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

UNCCD

Language of event: 
English

There is a widespread consensus that the pressing issues of Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought (DLDD) are not yet properly included and addressed in today's political and private sector

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Desertification: UNCCD 2nd Scientific Conference

From 9 to 13 April 2013, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is holding its 2nd Scientific Conference in Bonn, Germany.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 27/03/2013 - 09:16
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High-level Meeting on National Drought Policy (HMNDP)

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
11/03/2013 - 15/03/2013
Venue: 
International Conference Centre (CICG)
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

UNCCD and WMO

Co-organisers: 

UNIDO

Language of event: 
English

Drought is widely recognized as a slow creeping natural hazard that occurs as a consequence of the natural climatic variability.

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NASA satellites capture effects of US drought

A deep and persistent drought struck vast portions of the continental United States in 2012.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 26/09/2012 - 08:37

ADRC: Booklet on space-based information for Tsunami Assessment

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Japan, ADRC (Asian Disaster Reduction Centre), is in the process of producing the booklet "Considerations for effective use of space-based inform

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:17

El Nino phenomenon: Impacts predicted for late 2012

Climate indicators for an El Nino event in the western Pacific have eased slightly in the past fortnight, but meteorologists still expect the weather pattern in late 2012.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 17/07/2012 - 10:06

Case study Guatemala: The combined effect of crises and drought

The RIVAF-project had a special focus on the impact of the GEC as detected through impacts related to disasters.

The RIVAF project: Understanding Poverty Assessment through Disaster Impacts

Sahelresponse.org: New portal for sharing data about food insecurity

Below-average rains began in late 2011 and resulted in drought conditions across the Sahel early in 2012.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 02/05/2012 - 08:26

International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 03/06/2012
Venue City: 
Beijing
Basic Information
Date: 
04/06/2012 - 05/06/2012
Venue: 
Beijing Normal University
Event Organisers: 

Beijing Normal University

Co-organisers: 

UN-SPIDER, U.S. National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), International Center for Drought Risk Reduction (ICDRR) and University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Language of event: 
English

UN-SPIDER is one of the sponsor of the "International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change" which will be held in June 3-5, 2012 in Beijing,

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