Economics of DRR

Philippines announces US$11 million fund for disaster maps

Disaster Map, Philippines (Image: CalamityDisasterWatch)

The Philippines will spend US$11 million to produce maps as part of a US$489 million

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Thu, 12/02/2015 - 08:48

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3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Floods cause distress and damage wherever they happen and flooding from rivers, estuaries and the sea threatens many millions of people in Europe. Insurance losses from flooding have increased significantly since 1990 and flood management in Europe is changing with a move from flood protection and defence to comprehensive flood risk management.

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Date: 

16/10/2016 to 21/10/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 06/02/2015

Venue: 

Centre des Congrès

Venue City: 

Lyon

Venue Country: 

  • France

Event Organisers: 

Deltares

Co-organisers: 

HR Wallingford, irstea

Language of event: 

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Online Diploma on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (OL 340)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The 340 Diploma program is made up of four courses. To earn a diploma you must complete the four required, sequential, courses for OL 340. These four courses must be taken one at a time.

The first course to enroll in is OL 341

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Date: 

21/01/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Event Organisers: 

Center for Sustainable Development (CSDi)

Language of event: 

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4th International Conference on Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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FRIAR 2014 is the fourth Conference of this successful series. The conference started at the Institute of Civil Engineers in London 2008 and was reconvened at the Lombardy Region in Milano in 2010 and in Dubrovnik in 2012. Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims numerous lives worldwide each year.

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52

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17

Date: 

18/06/2014 to 20/06/2014

Venue City: 

Poznan

Event Organisers: 

University of the West England

Wessex Institute of Technology

Language of event: 

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9th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Hazard Mitigation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The analysis and management of risk and the mitigation of hazards is of fundamental importance to planners and researchers around the world. We live in an increasingly complex society with the potential for disasters on a worldwide scale.

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51

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Date: 

04/06/2014 to 06/06/2014

Venue City: 

New Forest

Event Organisers: 

Wessex Institute of Technology

Language of event: 

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Disaster Risk Management and Environmental Assessment for Spatial Planning

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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There is an urgent need to integrate

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52

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Training Target Audience: 

Professionals who are involved in development planning (including environmental and risk assessment and management) and who wish to acquire procedural knowledge and skills in risk assessment, risk management and planning are invited to join this course. The course will strengthen the capability of environmental assessment practitioners to incorporate hazard and risk considerations in SEA and EIA. It will also illustrate hazard and risk practitioners how SEA and EIA may provide a framework for strategic planning of vulnerability to hazards and of the potential impact of various activities on disaster vulnerability. Course participants are professionals working in governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as planners, civil engineers, architects, geographers, environmental specialists and university lecturers.

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Date: 

20/05/2014

Venue City: 

Twente

Event Organisers: 

Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation ITC, University of Twente, the Netherlands

Language of event: 

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8th International conference on community based adaptation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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An international conference in Nepal next month aims to show how to unlock finance that can help communities in developing countries adapt to climate change.

The 8th International Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA8) on 24-30 April will explore ways to encourage the private sector to invest in adaptation and ensure that public finance reaches communities that need it.

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28

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85

Date: 

24/04/2014 to 30/04/2014

Venue City: 

Kathmandu

Event Organisers: 

International Institute for Environment and Development

Language of event: 

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From ground to growth: Can Africa's hidden water resource help secure future agricultural growth and food security

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Twelve months ago a paper on Africa’s water resources made the news headlines.

Date: 

21/03/2014

Event Organisers: 

Overseas Development Institute

Language of event: 

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6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and

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14

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Training Target Audience: 

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

01/09/2014 to 10/09/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 19/07/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

1

UNISDR: Google plays important role in disaster relief

Speaking in Japan at the Google-hosted event, "Big Tent: The Role of Technology in

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 04/07/2012 - 08:46
Wed, 07/04/2012
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