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Arab States discuss post-2015 disaster risk reduction

The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.

From 14 to 16 September 2014, 19 Arab States met in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Mon, 22/09/2014 - 14:09
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UN-SPIDER participates in International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance

UN-SPIDER's Shirish Ravan during his presentation

On 8 and 9 May 2014, UN-SPIDER participated in the International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance in Beijing.

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Wed, 14/05/2014 - 16:23
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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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UN Special Representative proposes elements for post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the Secretary-General

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction (SRSG), Margareta Wahlström, has presented a paper with proposed elements for consideration in the development of the

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Mon, 23/12/2013 - 09:54

UNISDR: Google plays important role in disaster relief

Speaking in Japan at the Google-hosted event, "Big Tent: The Role of Technology in Disaster Preparedness and Relief", the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) head of office Mar

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Wed, 04/07/2012 - 08:46