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Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The UN General Assembly confirmed that Japan will host the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015 when it passed its annual resolution yesterday on the International Strategy for

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Mon, 10/12/2012 - 16:26

UNOOSA holds Nano-Satellite Symposium in Japan

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in cooperation with the University of Tokyo held the United Nations/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium in Nagoya, Japan, from 10 to 13 October

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Mon, 29/10/2012 - 08:01

Learning from Megadisasters: World Bank and Japan release Study

On March 11, 2011, a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan.

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Thu, 11/10/2012 - 08:30

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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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:17

63 countries renew commitment to disaster risk reduction

The World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction, organized by Japan and the United Nations, concluded today, calling for increased investment in disaster preparedness and recovery.

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Thu, 05/07/2012 - 10:34

United Nations/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 01/06/2012
Venue City: 
Nagoya
Basic Information
Date: 
10/10/2012 - 13/10/2012
Venue: 
Winc Aichi, 4-4-38 Meieki, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Venue Country: 
Japan
Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA, University of Tokyo

Language of event: 
English

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the University of Tokyo are jointly organizing the Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium that will take place in Nagoya, Japan, from 10 to 13 October

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USA: Social media as a disaster management tool

 When a series of storms and twisters hit at least 10 states in the USA at the end of February, many victims used social media channels to report their status or those of neighbors and friends

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Mon, 19/03/2012 - 08:18

Google Maps publishes new imagery of Japan's disaster areas

On the anniversary of the japanese earthquake and tsunami Google Maps published new satellite imagery of the affected areas.

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Tue, 13/03/2012 - 12:33

Brazil wants Japanese assistance in disaster prevention

Brazil urged Japan to collaborate in the field of disaster prevention using satellite technology.

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:12
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

Issue Date: 
Tue, 24/05/2011

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