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Asia: Floods the most frequent disaster in 2012

An early view of disaster trends in 2012 across Asia, the world's most disaster-prone region, shows that mortality from flood events continues to decline but economic losses remain a major cause of

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Thu, 13/12/2012 - 12:32

Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 01/05/2013
Venue City: 
Geneva
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Date: 
19/05/2013 - 23/05/2013
Venue: 
International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, ISDR

Language of event: 
English

The Fourth Session of the Global Platform “Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow” comes at a time when there is unprecedented international momentum to reduce disaster risk and build resilience in our com

Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction announced

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 Reducti

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Thu, 30/08/2012 - 16:21

7th Conference "International Day for Disaster Reduction"

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Amadora
Basic Information
Date: 
15/10/2012
Venue: 
Auditório Recreios da Amadora
Venue Country: 
Portugal
Event Organisers: 

UNISDR
Portuguese Government
Municipality of Amadora

Language of event: 
English

The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), has as a main objective a reflection about natural disasters.

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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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Thu, 09/08/2012 - 11:16

UNISDR reports on record-breaking year

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction looks back at an extremely successful year 2011.

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 16:37

UNISDR counts the cost of 20 years of inaction

Margareta Wahlström, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, addressed UN Member States, urging them to face the consequences of the economic and

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Wed, 13/06/2012 - 16:22
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UN calls for quicker responses to reduce impacts of disasters

 The UN reiterated calls on Tuesday for the world to respond quickly to current worldwide disasters and streamline efforts to tackle their inevitable impacts.

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Wed, 11/05/2011 - 11:51

Early warning systems offer best hope for disaster prevention

The earthquake and tsunami that struck the north-eastern coast of Japan on 11 March, was a tragedy for the thousands of people who lost their lives and livelihoods.

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Mon, 09/05/2011 - 18:07

2nd Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nuevo Vallarta
Basic Information
Date: 
15/03/2011 - 17/03/2011
Venue Country: 
Mexico
Event Organisers: 

UNISDR

Co-organisers: 

Government of Mexico, The Organization of American States (OAS)

Language of event: 
Spanish

This second biennial session of the Regional Platform for DRR in the Americas will focus on tendencies, achievements and ways forward surrounding DRR as an integral part of development processes at

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