thematic partnership

“Working together to protect Pacific communities form the risks posed by natural and climate related hazards” - 3rd Session of the Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management in Auckland

The Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management 2011 offered an opportunity to share experiences and knowledge in relation to initiatives that are being implemented by Pacific island countries and territories to strengthen resilience to disasters. The Platform brought together disaster managers of Pacific island countries and territories, chief executive officers of Ministries of Finance/Planning and Disaster Management, and representatives of national, regional and international development partner organizations, donors, civil society and the private sector.


Publishing Date: 

Fri, 05/08/2011 - 12:02

June 2011

United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Management "Best Practices for Risk Reduction and Rapid Response Mapping"

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis






22/11/2011 to 25/11/2011


Zhongmin Plaza, 7, Baiguang Road, Xicheng District

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Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China

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March 2011

SPIDER Thematic Partnership LAC: 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer for Guatemala

Using the 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer to enhance situational awareness of seismic risk in Guatemala

Guatemala is a country exposed to a variety of hazards including earthquakes. Located at the intersection of three tectonic plates, the country is prone to large earthquakes such as the one which took place on 4 February 1976, which killed more than 23,000 people and affected nearly five million inhabitants.


Publishing Date: 

Fri, 01/04/2011 - 13:24

3D-UDOP Geo-viewer to enhance situational awareness concerning seismic risk in Guatemala

In an effort to showcase the capacity of geo-viewers to enhance situational awareness concerning risks associated with earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, Thermopylae Sciences and Technology of the United States, the National Coordinating Agency for Disaster Reduction (CONRED), Mariano Galvez University, and the Center for Natural Disaster Research and Mitigation (CIMDEN) from Guatemala are joining forces to demonstrate the capacities of the 3D-UDOP geo-viewer developed by Thermopylae S&T to display information about these risks in Guatemala and to facilitate the visualization of potent


Publishing Date: 

Fri, 04/02/2011 - 11:12

May 2010

Issue Date: 

Fri, 04/06/2010

In this issue:



UN-SPIDER present in the II Hemispheric Encounter on National Mechanisms and Networks for Risk Reduction in Santa Marta, Colombia

UN-SPIDER present in the II Hemispheric Encounter on National Mechanisms and Networks for Risk Reduction. “Encounter of Santa Marta: From Theory to Practice”, 14 – 16 April 2010.

Special Session: Space-based Applications for Managing Risk Reduction and Emergency Response in Latin America and the Caribbean



Publishing Date: 

Tue, 27/04/2010 - 12:39

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