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Japan funds radar replacement in Pakistan

Satallite image of the city of Karachi (Pakistan) on the Arabian Sea (Image: ESA)

The Japanese Government will support the replacement of the Karachi meteorological radar with 1.95 billion Yen (approximately 14.2 million euros). This assistance belongs to a wider aid plan called National Multi

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Mon, 13/07/2015 - 11:02

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Supercomputer K: An ally to reduce disaster risks

Japan to use a supercomputer for disaster risk reduction after the devastation caused by the 2011 tsunami (Image: U.S. Air Force)

The Tohoku University and Fujitsu Laboratories jointly developed a real-time flood analysis system with the help of the Fujitsu's supercomputer, K.

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Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:00

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US and Japan to use Big Data for disaster management

The programme will provide data analytics for disaster response (Image: US Navy)

A joint funding programme between the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) will support the use of Big Data and data analytics to improve future

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Tue, 31/03/2015 - 13:48

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Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2015

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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March 2015 is the goal for implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015 (HFA) which was adopted at the World Conference on

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15/03/2015

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Fri, 27/03/2015

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Sendai

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the TKP Garden City Sendai-Kotodai,

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  • Japan

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ADRC

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New international framework for disaster risk reduction mentions importance of Space technologies

The new international framework for disaster risk reduction was agreed upon after 30 hours of negotiation in Sendai (Photo: Manny de Guzman)

After 30 hours of negotiations, the 187 Member States that attended the Third UN World Conference on

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Sendai framework for disaster risk reduction adopted by Member States

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Wed, 18/03/2015 - 16:51

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WCDRR: CANEUS public forum on sharing Space data

UNOOSA's director and two UN-SPIDER experts gave presentations during the CANEUS public forum

On 17 March 2015, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER contributed to a side event at the Third United Nations World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), organized by the CANEUS (Canada-Europe-US-Asia-Africa) International Organization.

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Wed, 18/03/2015 - 10:03

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WCDRR: Public Forum on geospatial information for disaster resilience

The public forum was co-organized by IRIDeS, DLR, ADRC, and UN-SPIDER

On Sunday, 15 March 2015, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER co-organized a public forum on the sidelines of the Third UN World Conference for

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Tue, 17/03/2015 - 08:53

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UNDP and Tohoku University launch Global Centre for Disaster Statistics

UNDP and Tohoku University launched the "Global Centre for Disaster Statistics" at WCDRR (Image: UNISDR)

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Research Institute of

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Tue, 17/03/2015 - 08:26

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38

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WCDRR: A global partnership on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

One of the key outcomes of the working session was the announcement of a global partnership comprised of UNOOSA and 15 partners.

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER successfully co-organized a working session on Earth observation and high technology to reduce

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WCDRR: Working session on Earth observation

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Mon, 16/03/2015 - 14:52

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UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER contributes to Early Warning Session at WCDRR

Panel of the WCDRR working session on early warning

Experts of UN-SPIDER as well as UNOOSA's director Simonetta Di Pippo have co-organized and contributed to a working group on early warning during the Third UN World Conference on

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Mon, 16/03/2015 - 10:55

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