Water

Crowdsourcing: Mapping water depth from vessels

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Teamsurv, an innovative project funded from the UK European Satellite Navigation Competition as well as from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme, wants to introduce crowd source mapping to every vessel in and around the UK. The project aims to help create better charts of coastal waters, by logging depth and position data whilst they are at sea, and uploading the data to the web for processing and display.

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Second Meeting of the Global Network of Basins working on Climate Change Adaptation

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The second meeting of the global network of basins working on

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13/02/2014 to 14/02/2014

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Mon, 03/02/2014

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Palais des Nations

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Geneva

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United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Switzerland

Federal Environment Agency (BAFU), Switzerland

International Network of Basin Organizations

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6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

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Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and

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The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management

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01/09/2014 to 10/09/2014

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Sat, 19/07/2014

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Bangkok

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources

Sudan government has embarked on a process at the national level to develop a policy and strategic plan to give clarity and direction, and ascribes accountability for water, sanitation and hygiene development. The main mission of this Ministry is to establish laws, rules and regulations concerning water resources in general, and water supply and sanitation in particular.

Website: www.moiwr.gov.sd

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International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

IWMI is one of 15 international research centers supported by the network of 60 governments, private foundations and international and regional organizations collectively known as the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). It is a non-profit organization with a staff of 350 and offices in over 10 countries across Asia and Africa with its headquarters in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Namibian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

NRSC’s largest core area in humanitarian aid is health and care. NRCS implements health programmes such as HIV and AIDS, water and sanitation, hygiene promotion and first aid, tuberculosis and malaria.

Website: http://www.redcross.org.na/

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Namibian Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry

The mission of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is to realize the potential of the agricultural, water and forestry sectors towards the promotion of an efficient and sustainable socio-economic development for a prosperous Namibia.

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Myanmar Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH)

The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) is under the administration of the Ministry of Transport and Communication.

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United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in Maldives

In Maldives, UNICEF is trying to ensure exclusive breastfeeding and quality complementary feeding, together with safe drinking water and adequate sanitation. It also tries to improve the quality of education and prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in Maldives.

Website: http://www.unicef.org/maldives/index.html

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