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The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.

From 14 to 16 September 2014, 19 Arab States met in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. They discussed the way forward for disaster risk reduction in the region and their recommendations for the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction which will be adopted next March in Sendai, Japan, at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

The declaration emerging from the conference calls for a "strong focus on water and food security, the effects of climate change and extreme weather events, including drought, on dry lands and arid zones which are home to two billion people around the world," as UNISDR... read more

Publishing Date: 22/09/2014

Bidding for the construction of two ground receiver stations will be opened soon by Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory, quoted Mail & Guardian.

Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory, currently seeking a site in Egypt, is a joint project by South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Egypt's National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences.

The project will enable the rapid processing of information received from satellites monitoring Africa, in order to improve disaster relief... read more

Publishing Date: 03/09/2009

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Due to the escalation of conflict in Gaza and the launch of a ground military operation by IDF, it is expected that population will move out of Gaza into Egypt through the border.

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The Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) was established in 1992 as an international inter-governmental Organization with diplomatic status. This was in response to the convention adopted by the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible For the Environment (CAMRE) , in 1991 and upon the initiative of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Arab fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD).

CEDARE believe that addressing environmental problems contributes in eliminating many obstacles related to development. Thus... read more

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Prof.Islam Abou El-Magd, CSci, CEnv,
Head of The Environmental Sciences Dept.
International Affairs Coordinator
Member of The Space Council of Egypt
National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS)
Environmental Sciences Department
El-Nozaha El-Gedidah, PO.Box 1564 Alf Maskan, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +2 02 2625 1286 (D)
Fax: +2 02 2622 5800

Prof. Dr. Alaa El-Nahry
Head of Scientific Training & Contenious Studies.
Member of Board of Directors
National Authority for Remote Sensing & Space Sciences (NARSS)
El-Nozaha El-Gedidah, PO.Box 1564 Alf Maskan, Cairo, Egypt
Tel:+2-022625201
Mobile : +2-0122-56-40454
Fax: +2-0226225800

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