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Toward Resilience: ECB publishes guide for Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) is an introductory resource for staff of development and humanitarian organizations working with peop

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 13/02/2013 - 10:05

Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 01/05/2013
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
19/05/2013 - 23/05/2013
Venue: 
International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, ISDR

Language of event: 
English

The Fourth Session of the Global Platform “Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow” comes at a time when there is unprecedented international momentum to reduce disaster risk and build resilience in our com

Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction announced

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) invites all disaster risk reduction stakeholders to participate in the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reducti

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Thu, 30/08/2012 - 16:21

7th Conference "International Day for Disaster Reduction"

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Amadora
Basic Information
Date: 
15/10/2012
Venue: 
Auditório Recreios da Amadora
Venue Country: 
Portugal
Event Organisers: 

UNISDR
Portuguese Government
Municipality of Amadora

Language of event: 
English

The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), has as a main objective a reflection about natural disasters.

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UNISDR announces International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012

The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, UNISDR, announced the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012.

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Thu, 09/08/2012 - 11:16

UN launches new initiative for urban risk management

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.

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Thu, 19/04/2012 - 08:53

3rd Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bonn
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Date: 
12/05/2012 - 15/05/2012
Venue: 
Gustav-Stresemann-Institut
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

 ICLEI

Co-organisers: 

 City of Bonn, World Mayors Council on Climate Change

Language of event: 
English

While cities make efforts to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and increase urban energy-efficiency, they are at the same time vulnerable.

Earth Observation and Tsunami Warning System Seen as Critical to Revitalizing Japan

In the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami, Japan is investing in sensors and systems to ensure resilience.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 06/02/2012 - 14:10
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Local and hi-tech responses needed when disaster strikes in Africa

Indigenous knowledge should be harnessed to new technologies to help break the cycle of natural calamities in Africa, according to Juliana Rotich, executive director of Ushahidi, a Nairobi-based on

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Tue, 20/12/2011 - 12:43