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EU-funded projects support better flood warning

Visualisation 3D Science Park Amsterdam by UrbanFlood

Three projects funded by the European Union aim to support faster and more accurate flood warnings.

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Publishing Date: 
lun, 01/09/2014 - 14:39

ISCRAM-Asia 2014: 10 years of post-tsunami recovery - the role of ICTs in building disaster resilience

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Colombo
Información básica
Fecha: 
20/06/2014 - 21/06/2014
País: 
Sri-Lanka
Organizadores del evento: 

International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management 

Idioma del evento: 
English

ISCRAM-Asia 2014 conference is anchored on the 20

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9th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Hazard Mitigation

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
New Forest
Información básica
Fecha: 
04/06/2014 - 06/06/2014
País: 
United Kingdom
Organizadores del evento: 

Wessex Institute of Technology

Idioma del evento: 
English

The analysis and management of risk and the mitig

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50.8765
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-1.63146

World Landslide Forum 3

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Beijing
Información básica
Fecha: 
02/06/2014 - 06/06/2014
Lugar: 
China National Convention Center
País: 
China P. Rep.
Organizadores del evento: 

China Geological Survey

International Consortium of Landslides

Idioma del evento: 
English

World landslide forum 3 aims to provide an information and academi

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39.904
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116.408

Flood Risk Management

Hora y duración
Fecha límite de inscripción: 
sáb, 10/05/2014
Información básica
Fecha: 
10/06/2014 - 27/06/2014
País: 
The Netherlands
Organizadores del evento: 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE

Insitute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)

Idioma del evento: 
English
Detalles del entrenamiento
Tipo de entrenamiento evento: 
Oportunidad de entrenamiento academico
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed for current and future water professionals (engineers and scientists), decision-makers and others involved in flood modelling and flood management, particularly those who would like to be familiarise with the latest tools and techniques in flood risk management. Pre-requisites are knowledge about hydrology and hydraulics; some experiences with flood modelling/management is desirable but it is not a must.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
2,700.00 EUR

This course introduces the participants to the st

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52.1326
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5.29127

Disaster Risk Management and Environmental Assessment for Spatial Planning

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Twente
Información básica
Fecha: 
20/05/2014
País: 
The Netherlands
Organizadores del evento: 

Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation ITC, University of Twente, the Netherlands

Idioma del evento: 
English
Detalles del entrenamiento
Tipo de entrenamiento evento: 
Oportunidad de entrenamiento academico
Training Target Audience: 
Professionals who are involved in development planning (including environmental and risk assessment and management) and who wish to acquire procedural knowledge and skills in risk assessment, risk management and planning are invited to join this course. The course will strengthen the capability of environmental assessment practitioners to incorporate hazard and risk considerations in SEA and EIA. It will also illustrate hazard and risk practitioners how SEA and EIA may provide a framework for strategic planning of vulnerability to hazards and of the potential impact of various activities on disaster vulnerability. Course participants are professionals working in governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as planners, civil engineers, architects, geographers, environmental specialists and university lecturers.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Tuition: 
2,289.00 EUR

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52.2742
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6.87689

Chile: International Charter activated due to tsunami

Satellite image of flooding in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 02 April 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for the tsunami event on the northern coas

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mié, 02/04/2014 - 14:36
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AIWEST-DR 2014 Annual International Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster and Recovery

Hora y duración
Fecha límite de inscripción: 
vie, 15/08/2014
Ciudad: 
Banda Aceh
Información básica
Fecha: 
22/10/2014 - 24/10/2014
País: 
Indonesia
Organizadores del evento: 

Syiah Kuala University

Idioma del evento: 
English

Latitud: 
5.55
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95.3167

Indonesia: Launch of advanced disaster monitoring system

Fires in Sumatra, Indonesia in March 2014 seen from Space.

Indonesia recently launched InAWARE, an advanced hazard early warning and monitoring system in order to enhance its emergency response capacities.

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mar, 01/04/2014 - 12:09
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-6.20876
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106.846

El Salvador: UN-SPIDER and partners conduct Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems

Participants of the Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems in El Salvador

On 31 March and 1 April 2014, UN-SPIDER, the Central American Coordination Centre for Natural Disaster Prevention (CEPREDENAC) and Secure World Foundation joined forces to conduct an expert meeting

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mar, 01/04/2014 - 09:44
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