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UN-SPIDER participated in ISDR Asia Platform

Participants of the ISDR Asia Platform (IAP) meeting in Bangkok

UN-SPIDER participated in the first ISDR Asia Platform (IAP) meeting of 2014, which was hosted in Bangkok, Thailand, from 22 to 24 April 2014.

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mié, 30/04/2014 - 10:36
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Disaster Risk Reduction: UN to develop an action plan

A major initiative to develop a UN strategic plan of action for disaster risk reduction and resilience got underway on 19 November 2012 at UNESCO HQ as representatives from 20 UN agencies and progr

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vie, 23/11/2012 - 12:06

PreventionWeb turns five

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction today marks the 5th anniversary of the launch of PreventionWeb which is now used by 55,000 unique visitors every month as a common platform for

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vie, 16/11/2012 - 12:17

Don’t fail to prepare: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

Asia-Pacific countries agree on ways to step up cooperation on disaster risk reduction

On the 1st of July, Asia-Pacific countries ended three days of talks at a United Nations forum in Bankok, agreeing to work more closely together on disaster risk reduction and make this central to

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vie, 08/07/2011 - 17:25
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The SPIDER Global Thematic Partnership active in the 3rd Global Platform session

The SPIDER Global Thematic Partnership (SPIDER GTP) which was launched in 2009 was again present in the 3rd Session of the Global Platform, which was organized and conducted by the United Nations I

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mar, 24/05/2011 - 17:29
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Asian Disaster Risk Reduction Partnerships

The World Bank (WB) and the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) strengthening cooperation and partnerships in the region for disaster risk reduction.

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lun, 11/04/2011 - 12:32
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34.0479
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100.62

UN-SPIDER at ENHANS International Workshop “Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa”

The Extreme Natural Hazards And Societal Implications (ENHANS) International Workshop on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa was held in Pretoria, South Africa, from 17 to 20 Januar

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vie, 04/02/2011 - 12:31
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Killer year caps deadly decade – reducing disaster impact is “critical” says top UN disaster official

Geneva – Some 373 natural disasters killed over 296,800 people in 2010, affecting nearly 208 million others and costing nearly US$110 billion, according to the Centre for Research on the Epid

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mar, 25/01/2011 - 18:28

Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2010 by UNESCAP and UNISDR out now

The Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2010 - Protecting Development Gains has been published by UNESCAP and UNISDR.

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mié, 03/11/2010 - 16:40
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