The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report (APDR) 2012 found that, from 1970 to 2010, the average number of people at risk from yearly flooding in Asia-Pacific more than doubled from 29.5 million to 63.8 mi
Among the key activities of the MRD are providing geoscientific information on Fiji, developing policies on mining and providing other relevant information and assistance for investors in the minin
Established in 1994, the National Fire Authority assumed responsibilities to provide fire services for the entire nation of Fiji.
Climate indicators for an El Nino event in the western Pacific have eased slightly in the past fortnight, but meteorologists still expect the weather pattern in late 2012.
ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations and serves as the economic and social development hub for the UN in Asia and the Pacific.
The Asia Pacific Gateway for Disaster Risk Reduction and Development (Gateway) promotes mainstreaming DRR into development planning.
A Japan-led regional project that seeks to use remote sensing and GIS technologies in disaster management has named the Manila Observatory as a Data Analysis Node (DAN) in Asia Pacific.
The Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2010 - Protecting Development Gains has been published by UNESCAP and UNISDR.
UN-SPIDER was invited recently to participate and contribute to two major meetings in the Asia Pacific region: The first meeting was the 2nd Joint Project Team Meeting for Sentinel Asia Step 2 whic
The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is a non-profit organization supporting the advancement of safer communities and sustainable development, through implementing programs and
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