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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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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 09/08/2012 - 11:16

UN-SPIDER July 2012 Updates

Issue Date: 
Tue, 31/07/2012

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Myanmar launches disaster risk reduction portal

Myanmar's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD), the nodal agency for Disaster Management in Myanmar, launched an online portal for wider dissemination of po

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 14:30

World Food Programme launches online version of Africa RiskViewer

The World Food Programme (WFP) has made available an online version of the Africa RiskView software platform that aims to quantify and monitor weather-­related food security risk in Africa.

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 12:15

"Risk Assessment in the Context of Global Climate Change" - United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Beijing
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Date: 
07/11/2012 - 09/11/2012
Venue: 
Zhongmin Plaza, 7, Baiguang Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100053
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China

Language of event: 
English

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latitude: 
39.8881
longitude: 
116.362

Understanding Risk Forum: Importance of satellite data stressed

The risk of natural disasters can be reduced by understanding our environment and the fundamental forces that shape it.

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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:26

Asian Development Bank publishes study on Intense Climate Disasters

The Asian Development Bank in its study "Intense Climate Disasters and Development in Asia-Pacific" stresses the great risk that Asian countries face in the context of climate related disasters.

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Tue, 03/07/2012 - 09:50