Risk assessment

Fifth International Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower Development in Asia

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

ASIA 2014 will include presentations and discussions on the opportunities, development targets, accomplishments and challenges of countries in the Asian region.

Conference themes include, but are not limited to:

 

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7

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80

Date: 

11/03/2014 to 13/03/2014

Venue City: 

Colombo

Venue: 

Bandaranaike International Conference Hall

Event Organisers: 

The International Journal on Hydropower and Dams

Co-organisers: 

International Commission on Large Dams

International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

International Energy Agency

International Centre for Small Hydropower

Ceylon Eletricity Board

Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau

The Mahawali Authority of Sri Lanka

Ministry of Power and Energy

Sri Lanka Concention Bureau

Sri Lanka National Committee on Large Dams

Language of event: 

1

4th Meeting of the Global Flood Working Group at ECMWF

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The Global Flood Working Group is a multi-disciplinary group of scientists, operational agencies and flood risk managers focused on developing efficient and effective global flood tools that can address these challenges. The goals of the group are (1) to develop and improve global flood forecasting and monitoring systems, (2) to deploy these systems in a global flood observatory tracking floods in near real-time, (3) to build a global flood record suitable for flood risk assessment and (4) to make these tools available to organizations and countries that need them.

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51

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-1

Free tagging: 

Date: 

04/03/2014 to 06/03/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 15/01/2014

Venue: 

ECMWF, Shinfield Park

Venue City: 

Reading

Event Organisers: 

Global Flood Working Group

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

Language of event: 

1

Second Meeting of the Global Network of Basins working on Climate Change Adaptation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
UNECE world water day logo

The second meeting of the global network of basins working on

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6

Date: 

13/02/2014 to 14/02/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 03/02/2014

Venue: 

Palais des Nations

Venue City: 

Geneva

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Switzerland

Federal Environment Agency (BAFU), Switzerland

International Network of Basin Organizations

Language of event: 

1

Training: Building Resilient Communities - Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The Community Managed

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28

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85

Training Target Audience: 

Senior managers, development planners, facilitators, trainers, resource persons, and mentors who will benefit from learning the hows and ways forward in CMDRR.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Course participants are expected to arrive one day before the start of the course. IIRR reserves the right to cancel the course one month before its schedule if the required quorum is not met. This will be immediately conveyed to the applicants.

Tuition Remarks: 

Course fee covers meals and coffee breaks, double occupancy accomodation, course-related materials, field and agency visits, and airport transfers.

Additional Information: 

The course uses a participatory training approach. Short lectures are complemented by group exercises, case study analysis, plenary discussions and field visits to communities. The trainers are experienced IIRR professionals led by IIRR Asia’s Program Specialist for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Wilson Barbon. Professionals from Nepal will also co-facilitate the training program.

Date: 

21/05/2014 to 30/05/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 19/04/2014

Venue: 

Hotel Heritage in Bhaktapur Cultural City

Venue City: 

Kathmandu

Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)

Language of event: 

1

CAPRA CRISIS 2007 (WB, ISDR, CEPREDENAC)

Workshop: Disaster Risk Reduction in Emergencies

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Set amidst the context of

latitude: 

21

longitude: 

-158

Training Target Audience: 

The course is designed to benefit field practitioner staff of INGOs, NGOs, CBOs and goverment department staff responsible for disaster risk reduction.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Tuition Remarks: 

Course fees begin from 540 GBP and are based on a price banding system. The fees are inclusive of all training resources, lunch and refreshments

Additional Information: 

Registration will take place from 8.45 am on the first day.

Date: 

03/02/2014 to 07/02/2014

Venue City: 

London

Event Organisers: 

RedR - United Kingdom

Language of event: 

1

4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience & Adaptation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
Resilient Cities

 

About Resilient Cities 2013

Resilient Cities 2013 - the 4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation will take place on 31 May - 2 June 2013 in Bonn, Germany.

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53

longitude: 

11

Date: 

31/05/2013 to 02/06/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/03/2013

Venue City: 

Bonn

Venue: 

Gustav-Stresemann-Institut (GSI)

Event Organisers: 

ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability

Language of event: 

1

Training: Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Overview

latitude: 

-1

longitude: 

37

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Participants have to be graduates in any discipline

Date: 

01/05/2013

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue: 

International Center for Emergency Preparedness Training (INTERCEPT)

Event Organisers: 

International Center for Emergency Preparedness Training (INTERCEPT)

Language of event: 

1

Weather forecasts can save thousands of lives

Tropical Cyclone Funso

In a recent article in Nature, Peter J. Webster, professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology, underlines the importance of regional weather forecasts to avoid losses of live and property.

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 04/01/2013 - 10:19

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34

longitude: 

-84
Fri, 01/04/2013

ADRC: Booklet on space-based information for Tsunami Assessment

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Japan, ADRC (Asian

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:17
Mon, 09/03/2012

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