The participants in the high-level panel “Perspectives on the Value of Earth Observation” on the last day of the tenth plenary session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-X) in Geneva last week, agreed that effective risk assessment and
Applicants should have:
A bachelors degree
Worked in an NGO in the field of disaster risk management and disaster risk reduction
Worked in a job as Chief Director/Director or Senior officer in a critical national disaster institution
Worked in a the media/private sector position that is closely linked to disaster response or disaster risk reduction
Must have more than four years of work ahead of him before retirement
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The course tuition, full board accommodation and reasonable transportation costs to and from the hotel venue would be covered by the University of Health and Allied Sciences and its foremost partner Tulane University.
09/02/2014 to 15/02/2014
Ho, Volta Region
University of Health and Allied Sciences
University of Health and Allied Sciences, Strengthening Leadership in DisasterResilience Program (SLDRP) (UHAS)
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Dealing with climate change impacts is one of the great challenges of the 21st century and its importance is only just being discovered. The challenges arise from uncertainties in climate change and its impacts, from the long time-horizon, from regionally widely varying vulnerabilities, and from a lack in public awareness. Notwithstanding the challenges of adapting to climate change, the long time horizon and the inherent uncertainties suggest to adopt a wider frame of reference for adaptation.
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 Reduction "Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow" that will be held in Geneva at the International Conference Center from Sunday 19 May to Thursday 23 May 2013.