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Disaster management center up in forum

The Philippines will seek assistance in setting up a disaster management center at next week’s forum of lawmakers in the region in Japan, a senator said yesterday.

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Tue, 10/01/2012 - 15:01
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Crisis mapping and disaster risk reduction

Crisis mapping has emerged in the last five years as a dynamic and open way to visualize and report on crisis and disasters.

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Tue, 20/12/2011 - 13:56

Local and hi-tech responses needed when disaster strikes in Africa

Indigenous knowledge should be harnessed to new technologies to help break the cycle of natural calamities in Africa, according to Juliana Rotich, executive director of Ushahidi, a Nairobi-based on

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Tue, 20/12/2011 - 12:43

NASA: Two Waves Formed Japan's Destructive Tsunami

NASA and Ohio State University researchers have discovered the major tsunami generated by the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki quake centered off northeastern Japan was a long-hypothesized "merging tsuna

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Wed, 07/12/2011 - 09:52
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38.297
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In times of dwindling resources, disaster risk reduction is an easy win

A new report from the United Nations confirms what governments already hear but are slow to believe: that disciplined public sector involvement in “disaster risk reduction” can signific

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Wed, 16/03/2011 - 10:10

ESCAP launches Asia-Pacific mechanism on drought monitoring and early warning

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), launched in to service a Regional Cooperative Mechanism on Drought Monitoring and Early War

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Thu, 16/09/2010 - 16:26
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13.7234
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SADC Regional Remote Sensing Unit (RRSU)

The SADC Regional Remote Sensing Unit (RRSU) is part of the Regional Food Security Programme.

1st Regional Conference on Geoinformatics: Disaster Management and Early Warning Systems, Kuwait

<p>19 December 2008 - The Gulf region faces a specific combination of hazards including climate change, drought, sand storms, air pollution, oil spills and landslide-caused tsunami. Government authorities and research institutions in the region are increasingly aware of the need to dispose of appropriate geo-spatial and space-based technology to successfully meet this challenge.

1st Regional Conference on Geoinformatics: Disaster Management and Early Warning Systems, Kuwait

19 December 2008 - The Gulf region faces a specific combination of hazards including climate change, drought, sand storms, air pollution, oil spills and landslide-caused tsunami.

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Wed, 29/04/2009 - 06:00