Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency response organization.
CONASUR is a public institution with humanitarian vocation that was set up in order to adopt a strategy for prevention and reduction of the disastrous effects of natural disasters in Burkina Faso.
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) launched a new initiative to support cities around the world to manage risk following the worst year on record for economic losses from disasters.
The UN-SPIDER hosted "Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response" taking place in Vienna on 17 - 19 July is now open for applications.
Two of the world’s top technologies are consistently pairing up in what many believe is the evolution of information.
Following a Commonwealth grant to South Australia to improve preparedness for natural disasters, councils will be able to provide information to constituents via smart phones.
“When should we plant?” is a question increasingly being asked by small farmers in sub-Saharan Africa who depend on rain-fed agriculture.
The Japanese government will host a ministerial-level international conference on natural disasters in early July in the three prefectures hit hardest by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, accord
mBlox and InSTEDD Join Forces to Deliver Critical Services via Mobile to Vulnerable Populations in Latin America.
The Philippine government has made geo-hazard maps, which outline areas prone to natural disasters, publicly available in a bid to reduce vulnerability at community level.
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