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7th International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management

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The 7th INDM conference will bring together Iranian and international experts in risk and

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Date: 

15/02/2016 to 16/02/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 16/01/2016

Venue: 

INDM Secretariate - Office No 1,2nd Floor,Takhte Jamshid Building,Hamid Sedigh St,South Bahar Ave

Venue City: 

Tehran

Venue Country: 

  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Event Organisers: 

International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management Secretariat (INDM-2014)

 

Co-organisers: 

Global Risk Forum (GRF)

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ICT for Disaster Response

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This five (5) days training course explores how new information-, communication- and mapping technologies can be practically used to respond to disasters, augment situational awareness, improve relief coordination and much more. This course looks at a variety of real world examples from organizations working in the field and analyzes some of the key challenges related to access, implementation, scale, and verification that these new technologies can present. 

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Date: 

28/09/2015 to 02/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 21/09/2015

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre, Njema Court, R2 Rhapta Road

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Event Organisers: 

Indepth Research Services (IRES)

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Language of event: 

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Geoscience Australia to develop a satellite system for bushfire monitoring

Satellite image of blazing bushfires in Victoria, Australia (Source: NASA)

Geoscience Australia is working on a real-time satellite system for bushfire monitoring that would send images to

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Wed, 12/08/2015 - 16:05

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Geo-Information in Disaster Situations (GIDS): 6th Edition

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The aim of the course is to enable participants to work with basic GIS tools and methodologies in preparation of

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Date: 

29/02/2016 to 11/03/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 30/10/2015

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Co-organisers: 

University of Copenhagen

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Humanitarian GIS Award for ICIMOD

Basanta Shrestha (in the middle), ICIMOD's Director of Strategic Cooperation, receiving the Award in San Diego (Image: ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD),  UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office, has been awarded the “Humanitarian GIS Award” at the International User Conference, organized by the Environmental System Research Institute (Esri) in San Diego, California.

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Thu, 23/07/2015 - 10:25

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UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Lao PDR

UN-SPIDER officer Shirish Ravan with the Minister of Agriculture of Lao PDR

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission to Lao PDR from 6-10 July 2015. The mission was conducted upon invitation from the Ministry of Science and Technology.

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Short title: 

Technical Advisory Mission to Lao PDR 2015

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 16:20

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18

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103
Thu, 07/09/2015

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3rd International Training Workshop on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

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CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for

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Date: 

23/11/2015 to 04/12/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 28/08/2015

Venue: 

Sanya, Hainan, China

Venue City: 

Sanya

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Co-organisers: 

Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth

CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

Language of event: 

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Agreement between British Geological Survey and Bluesky

Great Britain and Ireland satellite picture (Image: ESA)

The British Geological Survey (BGS) and Bluesky mapping company have reached an agreement so that a set of BGS's map layers will be available for purchase on Bluesky’s website. These geological and geohazard maps will include eight layers with high resolution aerial images, detailed elevation models and Ordnance Survey mapping.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:34

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53

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Thu, 07/02/2015

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Construyendo una Canarias más Resiliente: Jornada Técnica Internacional para la reducción del riesgo de desastres en ciudades

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Uno de los principales objetivos de estas Jornadas es el fortalecimiento de las capacidades a nivel Técnico Municipal para los responsables de la toma de decisiones a nivel local y responsables técnicos de la planificación, desarrollo, gestión de riesgos y coordinación de la respuesta ante potenciales desastres para, conjuntamente, diseñar e implementar planes y programas más efectivos para la reducción de riesgos de desastres, y consecuentemente, para un incremento gradual de la resiliencia en las comunidades que representan.

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Date: 

14/07/2015 to 16/07/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 07/07/2015

Venue: 

Arrecife Gran Hotel, Parque Islas Canarias s/n – Arrecife, Lanzarote

Venue City: 

Arrecife

Venue Country: 

  • Spain

Event Organisers: 

Cabildo de Lanzarote; Consorcio de Seguridad y Emergencias de Lanzarote; Oficina de Naciones Unidas para la Reducción de Riesgo de Desastres (UNISDR) a través de su Instituto Global para la educación y formación de capacidades (GETI)

Co-organisers: 

Universidad de La Laguna

Language of event: 

Spanish

Upcoming International Workshop and Training with the participation of UN-SPIDER

UNESCO and World Heritage logos (images: UNESCO)

UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region is organizing the “International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in

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Fri, 26/06/2015 - 12:09

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Fri, 06/26/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

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