Natural Hazards

New edition of Global Climate Risk Index

Climate Risk Index may serve as a red flag for the most vulnerable regions

In November 2013 Germanwatch published the 9th edition of the Global Climate Risk Index for which the most recent data available —from 1993 to 2012— were taken into account. The Global Climate Risk Index 2014 analyses to what extent the impacts of weather-related loss events have affected countries around the globe.

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Tue, 12/11/2013 - 14:50

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53

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Tue, 11/12/2013

NH021. Remote Sensing of Land-Ocean-Atmosphere Coupling associated with Natural Hazards

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This session invites contributions from all geoscience communities dealing with remote sensing of Natural Hazards showing strong coupling between land-ocean-atmosphere processes responsible for changing planet Earth activities influencing human population, ecosystem, and natural resources.

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06/12/2013 to 13/12/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 06/08/2013

Venue City: 

San Francisco

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Call for papers: IJIDF Special Issue on Natural Disasters

The International Journal of Image and Data Fusion (IJIDF) is calling for papers for their new special issue on Natural Disasters. Image and data fusion plays an important role in natural

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Thu, 13/06/2013 - 10:10

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Thu, 06/13/2013

Natural Hazards: Causes and Effects

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Course Summary:

Self study course

The topic of this course is :

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Designed for people involved in disaster management for natural disasters. It will benefit government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster/emergency management.

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0

Additional Information: 

Students will learn 30 Prof. Dev. Hours (PDH) and 3 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

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4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest today for a Safer Tomorrow”

The 4th Global Platform for

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Wed, 06/02/2013 - 14:29

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46

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Wed, 02/06/2013

Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

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Natural Hazards Center

Since 1975, the Natural Hazards Center has hosted the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop for 400 federal, state, and local

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40

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13/07/2013 to 16/07/2013

Venue City: 

Broomsfield, Colorado

Venue: 

Omni Interlocken Resort

Event Organisers: 

Natural Hazards Center

Co-organisers: 

University of Colorado at Boulder

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International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change

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UN-SPIDER is one of the sponsor of the "International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under

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40

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Date: 

04/06/2012 to 05/06/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 03/06/2012

Venue City: 

Beijing

Venue: 

Beijing Normal University

Event Organisers: 

Beijing Normal University

Co-organisers: 

UN-SPIDER, U.S. National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), International Center for Drought Risk Reduction (ICDRR) and University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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UN kicks off talks on new blueprint for disaster risk reduction

The United Nations

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:42

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Thu, 03/08/2012

International Conference on Geoinformation and Communication 4 Disaster Management (GeoICT4DM)

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The Waterloo Institute

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44

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-80

Date: 

10/10/2012 to 11/10/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 10/09/2012

Venue City: 

Mississauga

Event Organisers: 

Waterloo Institute Disaster Management, Dewey College

Co-organisers: 

International Association for Geoinformation and Communication Technology

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1

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