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Central Asia Earthquake Risk Reduction Forum

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Background
 
Central Asia is a region vulnerable to many natural hazards, of which earthquakes are one of the most catastrophic ones. Historically, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have been devastated by a number of earthquakes that caused huge economic and human losses. 
 

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27/10/2015 to 28/10/2015

Lugar: 

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Ciudad: 

Almaty

País: 

  • Kazakhstan

Organizadores del evento: 

World Bank

Co-organizadores: 

Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries

Idioma del evento: 

1

Training: Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage assessment

From 17 to 22 September 2015, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER organised a training programme on ‘Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage assessment’ jointly with the  National

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UN-SPIDER training on Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage assessment

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lun, 21/09/2015 - 11:24

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40

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116
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Fifth UN-SPIDER Beijing conference

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - "A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for

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Fifth UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference

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lun, 21/09/2015 - 11:04

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116
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New app shows nearest climate change impact

First step to get located and informed about surrounding geographic data (Image: Esri)

A new app called Field Notes, developed by the mapping technology company Esri, allows identifying the impact of climate change in the surroundings of the user's area.

This new product could help governments, academics and policymakers, among others, to prepare for the upcoming events caused by climate change. At the same time, it creates a higher understanding about the world and the ongoing changes.

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International Training programme "Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage and loss assessment"

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Back to back with the upcoming United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for

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40

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116

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Fecha: 

17/09/2015 to 22/09/2015

Fecha límite de inscripción: 

Sun, 19/07/2015

Ciudad: 

Beijing

Lugar: 

Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel

País: 

  • China

Organizadores del evento: 

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER Beijing office

Co-organizadores: 

Asia Pacific Space Cooperation Organisation (APSCO) and the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC)

Idioma del evento: 

1

Online course on earthquake risk reduction

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Earthquakes are one of the most disastrous of natural hazards, coming without warning and affecting nations and peoples around the entire Pacific Rim, and from North Africa through the Balkans and Middle East, India and Indonesia, to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Countries as diverse as the Philippines, Mexico, India, Peru and Turkey, to name just a few, have suffered multiple earthquake disasters in recent decades. Earthquake with fatalities in the tens of thousands have the potential to occur in Manila, Istanbul, Teheran, Tokyo and other major cities in these regions.

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Training Target Audience: 

Central and Local Government Officials General Development Practitioners Policy Makers Students from Technical and Non Technical Institutions Consultants Researchers Academicians from Training and Teaching Institutions NGO Representatives Community Dwellers etc.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

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Target audience:

 

Central and Local Government Officials
General Development Practitioners
Policy Makers
Students from Technical and Non Technical Institutions
Consultants
Researchers
Academicians from Training and Teaching Institutions
NGO Representatives
Community Dwellers etc.

Fecha: 

14/11/2014 to 09/12/2014

Organizadores del evento: 

National Institute of Disaster Management of India

Co-organizadores: 

World Bank

Idioma del evento: 

1

China: International Charter activated for Earthquake in Yunnan Province

Earthquakes in 2009, the Yunnan province is an area prone to earthquakes

On 3 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the National

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lun, 04/08/2014 - 12:15

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25

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103
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Jamaican Earthquake Unit

Through operating the Jamaica Seismograph Network and affiliating with other Caribbean and Regional networks, the Earthquake Unit seeks to understand earthquake processes in and around Jamaica and advice the society about earthquake hazards, thereby encouraging community awareness and the application of

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The Red Cross in Haiti

Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premier

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EU-Civil Protection Unit deployed in Haiti

The death toll from the 12 January 2010 earthquake in Haiti stands at over 220,000 people. 1.3 million have been displaced by the earthquake. The EU response to the plight of the Haitian people was prompt and included civil protection.

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