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Russia: Disaster risk management a priority during G8 presidency

Disaster Risk Management is among the five priorities

The Head of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Margareta Wahlström, welcomed the Russian Federation’s declared intention to making the promotion of integrated disaster risk

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Publishing Date: 
Mar, 28/01/2014 - 14:13
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38.7223
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-9.13934

Russia: New Space monitoring station for emergency prevention and prediction

NASA's Terra satellite image shows the impact Ural has on weather developments

Yesterday, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM), host to one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, announced that it will set up a new space monitoring station for prevention a

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Ven, 10/01/2014 - 10:52
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59.0077
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61.9316

EMERCOM activates International Charter for floods in eastern Russia

Unprecedented flooding has struck the Far Eastern Federal District of Russia

On 19 August 2013 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to support flood response efforts in the Far Eastern Federal District of Russia.

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Mer, 21/08/2013 - 16:27
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48.4808
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131.766

EMERCOM joins forces with US Federal Emergency Management Agency

EMERCOM and FEMA will cooperate more closely in the future

The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) - UN-SPIDER's most recently gained Regional Support Office - and the USA Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are going to exchange experts

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Lun, 08/07/2013 - 12:13
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55.7512
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37.6184