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UNISDR calls for nominations for the Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction

Last year's Sasakawa Award was shared between two winners

The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) announced that nominations for the 2015 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disast

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Wed, 25/06/2014 - 10:33
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Preparatory Committee of the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

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This open-ended Intergovernmental Preparatory Committee for the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which will take place on March 2015 in Japan, is established to review the organizational and substantive preparations for the Conference, approve the programme of work of the Conference, and propose rules of procedure for adoption by the Conference.

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14/07/2014 to 15/07/2014

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Sun, 15/06/2014

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Palais des Nations

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Geneva

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UN General Assembly

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Latin American parliament sets focus for resilience laws

Floods in Bolivia seen from Space

Latin America is moving ahead on integrating Disaster Risk Reduction strategy into national development policy instrument and poverty reduction strategies.

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Mon, 03/02/2014 - 10:37

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Mon, 02/03/2014

Paris: Efforts to make the city resilient to floods

Thermal image of Paris

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction invited Paris to join the “Making Cities Resilient” Campaign.

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Fri, 31/01/2014 - 09:17

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Fri, 01/31/2014

Russia: Disaster risk management a priority during G8 presidency

Disaster Risk Management is among the five priorities

The Head of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Margareta Wahlström, welcomed the Russian Federation’s declared intention to making the promotion of integrated disaster risk management one its five priority areas during its G8 presidency.

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Tue, 28/01/2014 - 14:13

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United Nation agencies join forces for pacific disaster-climate strategy

Asia/Pacific is the area of the Earth most frequently and heavily affected.

Several United Nations agencies joined forces to contribute to the development of a new Strategy for Disaster and Climate Resilient Development in the Pacific (SRDP).

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Wed, 22/01/2014 - 14:24
Wed, 01/22/2014

Tacloban: Summit to learn from Typhoon Haiyan

Vice Mayor Yoakasin met with the architect and urban planner James Jao

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the City of Tacloban - capital of the Philippine province of Leyte - will hold a summit to share both successes and failures during the Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda).

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Tue, 17/12/2013 - 11:19

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Tue, 12/17/2013

New global agreement on disaster risk expected in 2015

Mayor of Sendai City and UNISDR Chief present the Logo of the Conference

The General Assembly confirmed that the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in Sendai City, Japan from 14 to18 March 2015.

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 15:00

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Indian Ocean islands cooperate to establish disaster loss databases

NASA Earth Observatory image shows the Sediment-choked Onibe River, Madagascar,

Five islands in the Indian Ocean – the Union of the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Zanzibar (Tanzania) – are working to establish and manage disaster loss databases.

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Fri, 06/12/2013 - 15:48

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Fri, 12/06/2013

IV session of the regional platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) of the Americas

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The forum will gather key stakeholders in disaster risk reduction and

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27/05/2014 to 29/05/2014

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Guayalquil

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

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Secretariat of Risk Management, Ecuador

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ecuador

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