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Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management (SNGR)

The Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management is the Governmental institution that is concerned with risk reduction and emergency and

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EU Fire Maps predict High Risk of Wildfires in the Mediterranean region

The European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS) has reported that Mediterranean countries are at high risk of fire during this summer. EFFIS provides daily maps of risk of fires in Europe based on the weather and annual reports.

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Fri, 10/08/2012 - 13:42

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Fri, 08/10/2012

UNISDR announces International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012

The United Nations International Strategy for

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

UN-SPIDER July 2012 Updates

Issue Date: 

Tue, 31/07/2012
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UN-SPIDER at a glance

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Myanmar launches disaster risk reduction portal

Myanmar's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD), the nodal agency for

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 14:30

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Mon, 07/23/2012

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. To date it focuses on drought, but inclusion of other weather risks is planned. Africa RiskView translates satellite-­based rainfall information into near real-­time impacts of drought on agricultural production and grazing.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 23/07/2012 - 12:15
Mon, 07/23/2012

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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116

Date: 

07/11/2012 to 09/11/2012

Venue City: 

Beijing

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

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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. Earth-observing satellites can provide vital information to mitigate and prepare for disasters.

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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:26
Thu, 07/19/2012

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. The

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 03/07/2012 - 09:50
Tue, 07/03/2012

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