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ISCRAM-Asia 2014: 10 years of post-tsunami recovery - the role of ICTs in building disaster resilience

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

ISCRAM-Asia 2014 conference is anchored on the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami 10th (IOTX) Year Anniversary Convention. The six-day long IOTX event comprises a combination of expert and technical workshops, a public lecture, and this conference. IOTX events are free for ISCRAM-ASIA-2014 conference participants.

A list of IOTX events:

latitude: 

7

longitude: 

80

Date: 

20/06/2014 to 21/06/2014

Venue City: 

Colombo

Event Organisers: 

International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management 

Language of event: 

1

Second integrated research on disaster risk Conference: Integrated Disaster Risk Science, a Tool for Sustainability

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The IRDR Programme, in partnership with the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), will host the 2nd IRDR Conference, under the theme "Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A Tool for Sustainability" from 7 to 9 June 2014 at the Beijing International Convention Center (BICC) in Beijing, China.

latitude: 

40

longitude: 

116

Date: 

07/06/2014 to 09/06/2014

Venue City: 

Beijing

Event Organisers: 

Integrated Research in Disaster Risk

Language of event: 

1

Fifth Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The Fifth Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is being organised, under the leadership of the African Union Commission at Abuja, Nigeria on 13 - 16 May 2014 to develop the Africa contribution to the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction to be considered at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction and its Preparatory Committee meetings.

Outcomes

latitude: 

9

longitude: 

7

Date: 

13/05/2014 to 16/05/2014

Venue City: 

Abuja

Venue: 

Transcorp Hilton

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction -Regional Office for Africa (UNISDR-AF)

Co-organisers: 

African Union (AU)

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

Language of event: 

1

IRDR Conference 2014 - Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A Tool for Sustainability

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
IRDR Conference 2014

The IRDR Programme, in partnership with the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), will host the 2nd IRDR Conference, under the theme “Integrated Disaster Risk Science: A Tool for Sustainability,”  from 7 – 9 June 2014 at the 

latitude: 

40

longitude: 

116

Date: 

07/06/2014 to 09/06/2014

Venue City: 

Beijing

Venue: 

Beijing International Convention Center (BICC)

Event Organisers: 

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)

Co-organisers: 

International Council for Science (ICSU)

International Social Science Council (ISSC)

UNISDR

China Association for Science and Technology

RADI

China International Conference Centre for Science and Technology

Language of event: 

1

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This course is based on January 2011 publication 'Scanning the Conservation Horizon – A Guide to Climate Change Assessment'. The guidance document is a product of an expert workgroup on climate change vulnerability assessment convened by the National Wildlife Federation in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This course is designed to guide conservation and resource management practitioners in two essential elements in the design of climate adaptation plans.

latitude: 

43

longitude: 

-111

Training Target Audience: 

The target audience includes conservation practitioner from Federal and State fish, wildlife agencies and other conservation managers who work on natural resource issues and need to determine which resources are most vulnerable when setting priorities for conservation action.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Participants should have a basic knowledge of principles of conservation biology.

Date: 

08/09/2014 to 09/10/2014

Venue: 

National Conservation Training Center NCTC

Venue City: 

Jackson, WY

Event Organisers: 

U.S. Fish and Wildfire Service

National conservation Training Center

Government of the United States of America

Language of event: 

1

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This course is based on January 2011 publication 'Scanning the Conservation Horizon – A Guide to Climate Change Assessment'. The guidance document is a product of an expert workgroup on climate change vulnerability assessment convened by the National Wildlife Federation in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This course is designed to guide conservation and resource management practitioners in two essential elements in the design of climate adaptation plans.

latitude: 

43

longitude: 

-111

Training Target Audience: 

The target audience includes conservation practitioner from Federal and State fish, wildlife agencies and other conservation managers who work on natural resource issues and need to determine which resources are most vulnerable when setting priorities for conservation action.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

Participants should have a basic knowledge of principles of conservation biology.

Date: 

22/04/2014 to 24/04/2014

Venue City: 

Jackson, WY

Event Organisers: 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

National Conservation Training Center (NCTC)

Government of the United States

Language of event: 

1

New Zealand's first Disaster Communications Conference

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

An Auckland Council-sponsored disaster communication conference will be held in Auckland in May.

Attendees will hear some of the world’s leading disaster communications professionals, including Denis McLean, Chief of Communications for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, discuss their experiences and give advice and tips on how to lead the community through a disaster.

Date: 

22/05/2014 to 23/05/2014

Venue: 

Heritage Hotel, 35 Hobson Street, Auckland Central

Venue City: 

Auckland

Event Organisers: 

Emergency Media and Public Affairs

University of Auckland

Language of event: 

1
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