Africa is the first region to agree on a set of recommendations for the new UN global agreement on reducing disaster risk. At the closing day of the fifth Region
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Technological advancements are turning the world into an intelligent, instrumented and interconnected place.
A workshop and training course on space-based technologies for disaster risk management are being held from 5 to 9 May 2013 in Khartoum, Sudan.
With an Institutional Strengthening Mission (ISM) UN-SPIDER assists a Member State in increasing its capacity to benefit from space-based information for risk and disaster management.
From 14 to 17 of August 2012, UN-SPIDER conducted the Capacity Building Programme “Space Technology for Improving Hazard Mapping in Sri Lanka”, as a follow-up to the Technical Advisory
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With the May 2012 issue of the UN-SPIDER Newsletter, we are introducing a new approach to UN-SPIDER Newsletters
Indigenous knowledge should be harnessed to new technologies to help break the cycle of natural calamities in Africa, according to Juliana Rotich, executive director of Ushahidi, a Nairobi-based on
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