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4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest today for a Safer Tomorrow”

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Geneva
Información básica
Fecha: 
19/05/2013 - 23/05/2013
Lugar: 
International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)
País: 
Switzerland
Organizadores del evento: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDR.

Idioma del evento: 
English

The Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow” will be held in Geneva at the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)

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Extreme rainfall coincides with rising global temperature

A worldwide review of global rainfall data led by the University of Adelaide has found that the intensity of the most extreme rainfall events is increasing across the globe as temperatures rise.

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lun, 04/02/2013 - 13:42
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Extreme weather events: Developing countries hit hardest in 2011

In 2011, poorer developing countries have been hit much harder in average than other countries, according to the new edition of the Germanwatch Global Climate Risk Index (CRI) 2013, which was relea

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vie, 30/11/2012 - 09:36

Arctic sea ice hits smallest extent in satellite era

Satellite data reveal how the new record low Arctic sea ice extent, from Sept. 16, 2012, compares to the average minimum extent over the past 30 years(in yellow) .

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vie, 21/09/2012 - 10:39

Jamaican Meteorological Service

The mission of the Meteorological Service is to take full advantage of the present knowledge of weather and climate, to take steps to improve significantly that knowledge and to foresee and prevent

UN-OCHA – Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

The Asia-Pacific region is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world, with frequently occurring natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical storms, flooding, landslides an

Mapping vulnerability in Africa to combat climate change and natural hazards

A new mapping tool that analyzes how climate change, natural hazards, conflict and aid intersect in Africa has been developed by the Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program.

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lun, 06/08/2012 - 17:28

Satellites See Unprecedented Ice Melt in Greenland

For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite observations.

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vie, 27/07/2012 - 09:24
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Conference announcement: Risk Assessment in the Context of Global Climate Change

Jointly with the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, UN-SPIDER is organising the international conference "Risk Assessment in the Context of Global Climate Chang

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lun, 23/07/2012 - 09:50

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

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Beijing
Información básica
Fecha: 
07/11/2012 - 09/11/2012
Lugar: 
Zhongmin Plaza, 7, Baiguang Road, Xicheng District, Beijing 100053
Organizadores del evento: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China

Idioma del evento: 
English

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