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 Region
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From 26 to 27 November 2013, UN-SPIDER participated in the 17th Session of the Intergovernmental Consultative Committee (ICC) on the Regional Space Applications Programme for Sustainable Developmen
From 20 to 22 February, ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) held a regional workshop on geo-referenced disaster risk management information systems for So
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
This meeting will be held from 20 to 22 February 2012 in Bangkok, as a follow-up activity to the Expert Group Meeting on Geo-reference Disaster Risk Management System in Asia-Pacific Regio
• The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal gets a new look
ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations and serves as the economic and social development hub for the UN in Asia and the Pacific.
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On the 1st of July, Asia-Pacific countries ended three days of talks at a United Nations forum in Bankok, agreeing to work more closely together on disaster risk reduction and make this central to
The Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2010 - Protecting Development Gains has been published by UNESCAP and UNISDR.
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