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Gestion des catastrophes et interventions d'urgence

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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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Deforestation and Forest Degradation Mapping and Monitoring Using Multi-Sale Geo-spatial Methods

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The overall objective of the course is to impart advanced Remote Sensing (RS) knowledge and techniques to monitor forest cover and associated biomass. The participants will learn about the concepts of remote sensing for forest monitoring and techniques for biomass estimation using different biomass estimation models.

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The participants of the training course will be from ICIMOD regional member countries. This technical training is targeted to professionals in the field of forest carbon stock estimation. The participants should have knowledge of remote sensing and GIS as well as forestry. To assure gender equity, female participation will be highly encouraged.

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Lalitpur G.P.O. Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: ( 977 ) 1 5003222 Fax: (977) 1 5003299, 5003277 Email: info [at] icimod.org

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04/08/2014 to 08/08/2014

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Khumaltar, Patan 44700

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Kathmandu

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ICIMOD

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Sudanese Meteorological Authority

Its mission is to provide weather and climate information and services of quality to help decision-makers to plan and take action to ensure food security, poverty reduction and a sustainable development. The Meteorological Authority furthermore works on the development early warning systems for

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Sri Lanka Building Research Organisation (NBRO)

The mission of the Building Research Organisation is to promote and sustain research and development and provide technical services for

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Namibian Disaster Risk Management of the Office of the Prime Minister

The Directorate exists to develop a functional national

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in Myanmar

Despite being a resource-rich country with a strong agricultural base, Myanmar is among the poorest nations in the world. Years of conflict and unresolved ethnic differences have contributed to the displacement of around 450,000 people and an influx of refugees in neighboring countries.

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Myanmar Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement

This ministry was established in 1952. It was reconstituted under the name of the Ministry of Relief, Resettlement and National Unity in 1957. Then, it was a department under the Ministry of Social Welfare. The Ministry of Social Welfare was reconstituted again under the name Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement in 1992. Its major tasks are as follows:

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MapAction in Haiti

In a humanitarian crisis, relief agencies need rapid answers to questions about 'where'. Where are the greatest needs? Where are the gaps that need to be filled? MapAction is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that works in

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Guatemalan Coordinating Agency for Disaster Reduction (CONRED)

Guatemala’s territory, due to its geographical, geological and tectonic conditions, is classified as one of the countries with a highest potential for multiple natural hazards. And due to its social and economic situation as well as its environmental degradation and development, its vulnerability conditions are high.

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