Early Warning

Online certificate course on mainstreaming gender into community based disaster risk management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The Hyogo Framework for Action, the global roadmap for disaster risk reduction from 2005 – 2015 recognizes both community participation and gender-sensitive disaster risk management.

Training Target Audience: 

This course aims at project staff, advisers, volunteers, women activist, humanitarian workers, disaster risk managers, gender desk officers and consultants, involved in facilitating integration of non discriminatory behaviour and equality between men and women. Candidates should have a good written command of English language and good competence and comfort with computer and internet use.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

This is an online course, so you'll need to have a computer with an Internet connection, and you'll need a web-browser (you can use IE or FireFox). All the course materials you'll need to complete this course are provided in the course modules. You will not need to purchase any additional materials, resources, or books. You will also have the opportunity of experiencing the best online training platform.

Tuition Remarks: 

US$300. There is a limited amount of partial scholarships available for this course for applicants from developing countries, based on financial need.

Date: 

02/04/2014 to 23/05/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 31/03/2014

Event Organisers: 

Human Rights and Justice Group International (HRJGI)

Language of event: 

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GPS: New technique to improve weather models

hurricane Sandy from Space

A new technique for using GPS data developed by a team of researchers led by geophysicist Jennifer Haase from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego could enhance hurricanes and storms predictability.

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Wed, 19/03/2014 - 10:31

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Wed, 03/19/2014

UN-SPIDER participates in 13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Disaster Relief

UN-SPIDER, represented through Mr. Shirish Ravan of the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office, participated in the 13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Disaster Relief and presented the topic "Role of space based information in Disaster Risk Reduction: UN-SPIDER Interventions".

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Short title: 

13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Disaster Relief

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 10:20

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31

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104
Mon, 03/03/2014

UN-SPIDER news: 

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DAWBEE satellite nowcasting applications workshop

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

UNISDR and WMO started in May 2012 the joint implementation of the project 'Building resilience to disasters in the W

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50

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9

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Date: 

17/03/2014 to 21/03/2014

Venue City: 

Darmstadt

Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Language of event: 

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World weather open science conference

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This ground-breaking conference will bring together the entire weather science and user communities for the first time to review the state-of-the-art and map out the scientific frontiers for the next decade and more. We encourage you to come to the conference in Montreal to take part and contribute to what promises to be a once in a generation event.

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46

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-74

Date: 

16/08/2014 to 21/08/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 22/05/2014

Venue: 

Palais des congrès de Montréal

Venue City: 

Montreal

Event Organisers: 

Environment Canada (EC), Canada - gov

International Council for Science (ICSU)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

 

Language of event: 

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Mongolia: Space Technologies for drought and dzud monitoring and early warning

Satellite image of deserts in Mongolia

Recognizing the socioeconomic and humanitarian effects of drought in the Asia-Pacific region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) initiated the Regional Cooperative Mechanism for Drought Monitoring and Early Warning, under its Regional Space Applications Programme (RESAP). The Mechanism is active in five countries: Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Nepal and Myanmar.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:25

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47

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104
Tue, 02/18/2014

Meeting of the National Coordination Team for the Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project for Bangladesh

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Meeting of the National Coordination Team for the Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project for Bangladesh (CIFDP-B), and the Work Package 1 meeting of the EU FP7 Resilience-Increasing Strategies for Coasts - tookLI

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24

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90

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Date: 

15/02/2014 to 20/02/2014

Venue City: 

Dhaka

Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Language of event: 

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/14: Space Technologies in the United Nations

Spirit Training for National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Use of SPIRITS for drought monitoring and early warning by using MODIS data and rainfall estimates.

Training Target Audience: 

NDMA internal

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

24/02/2014 to 28/02/2014

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Event Organisers: 

National Drought Monitoring Authority (NDMA)

JRC

BOKU

Language of event: 

1

SPIRITS (JRC)

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