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New research report suggests methods for mapping multiple climate hazard risks in South Asia

Report on Mapping Multiple Climate-related Hazards in South Asia

Countries experience multiple climate-related risks that vary spatially and in time, with the combined impact of such risks carrying severe consequences for the population.

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Tue, 04/07/2017 - 10:48

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Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka

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26/05/2017

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International Charter activated for floods in Sri Lanka

Kelani river during floods in Sri Lanka, May 2017

Due to the heavy

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Tue, 30/05/2017 - 11:50

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UN-SPIDER and the DMC begin a training workshop in Sri Lanka

The Disaster Management Centre of Sri Lanka and UN-SPIDER began a three-day training workshop in Colombo to enhance the use of the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal. The training workshop will cover different sections of the Portal and will include an in-depth training on the Recommended Practices developed for floods and droughts.

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Wed, 26/04/2017 - 15:35

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Floods and landslide in Sri Lanka

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In view of the current floods in Sri Lanka, UN-SPIDER's regional suport office in Sri Lanka (IWMI) has activated the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters with Sentinel Asia.

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http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glidenumber=LS-2015-000135-LKA

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Sri Lanka

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25/09/2015
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UN-SPIDER supports UNESCO-IOC workshop on coastal hazard assessment

The workshop is focusing on coastal hazard assessment

Today, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO) opened their training workshop "Coastal

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Tue, 02/06/2015 - 10:59

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Saarc on the way to implement a disaster monitoring system

The new agreement is aimed to provide assistance to all Saarc member states affected by disasters (Image: Krish Dulal)

An agreement signed by all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) states (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan and India) is underway to promote a rapid response to natural disasters.

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Wed, 29/04/2015 - 14:11

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Course on Disaster Risk Reduction II

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This programme addresses the challenges of assessing hazards, and resilience and maximizing community engagement to transform information gathered into a professional plan aligned with Government and other agencies.

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02/11/2015 to 04/11/2015

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Colombo

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  • Sri Lanka

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MDF Training and Consultancy (MDF)

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MDF Training and Consultancy (MDF)

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IWMI: Low-cost weather stations to help Sri Lanka prepare for floods

Floods in Sri Lanka (Image: Flickr/Ranveig)

New Mobile Weather Stations, designed by scientists at the Sri Lanka-based International Water Management Institute, capture and transmit near real-time data on rainfall, helping raise the alarm when rains reach a certain level of intensity.

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Tue, 24/02/2015 - 14:19

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6th meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices concluded

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Office gathered for its 6th annual meeting in Vienna on 5 and 6 February.

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices (RSOs) met in Vienna on 5 and 6 February 2015 for the 6th annual meeting of the network.

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6th meeting of UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices concluded

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Fri, 06/02/2015 - 18:00

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