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European Commission publishes Atlas of the Human Planet 2017

Atlas of the Human Planet 2017

The 2017 edition of the Atlas of the Human Planet by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre was presented during the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction meeting in Cancun, Mexico. It looks at the exposure of people and built-up areas for six major natural hazards, and its evolution over the last four decades.


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Thu, 15/06/2017 - 10:18




Thu, 06/15/2017

UN-SPIDER news: 


5th International Training Course on Climate Risk Management in a Changing Environment

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis


Climate change and its impacts have become one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. Climate-related risks, whether concurrent or prospective need to be addressed swiftly as part of the development strategy at any level, from a global level down to a local level.

Training Target Audience: 

The “International Training Course on Climate Risk Management (CRM-05)” offers a unique and timely opportunity for development and disaster risk reduction practitioners from: The Government, international organizations, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society organizations, private sectors and others to enhance knowledge, expertise and skills on Climate Risk Management enabling them to face this challenge.

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Training Requirements: 

All teaching and reference materials are in English. Participants must be fully conversant in English. Participants are asked to participate fully in all of the above course activities. Certificates will only be awarded to participants who complete all course requirements.

Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$2,825 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (11 nights), two break refreshments & lunch (Monday-Friday) during the training, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch on weekends, all dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses. Participants who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,075


19/08/2013 to 28/08/2013

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Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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