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Small Island Developing States: Strengthening partnerships for disaster risk management

The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States is currently being held in Samoa.

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Thu, 04/09/2014 - 10:58
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ICIMOD: Closer collaboration with Nepal Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment

Much of ICIMOD’s research focuses on the science of climate change&adaptation

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal, host of one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has signed an Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of S

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Thu, 14/08/2014 - 10:54
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27.6469
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47th annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 06/08/2014
Venue City: 
San Francisco
Basic Information
Date: 
15/12/2014 - 19/12/2014
Venue: 
Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA 94103
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

AGU (American Geophysical Union),

Co-organisers: 

Florida Institute of Technology, NASA Langley Research Center, Georgia Tech, Winthrop University, Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Delaware, USDA, University of California Santa Cruz, University of Montana, City College of New York.

Language of event: 
English

The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders from around the

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E-tutorial on the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 30/10/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
03/07/2014 - 30/11/2014
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Delegations to the Preparatory Committee meetings and to the World Conference, government officers in ministries involved in the process towards the World Conference.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

The objective of this e-training is to ensure a common starting point and standard of understanding of the main issues of the post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (Sendai, march 2015).

UN-SPIDER organizes pre-event to AMCDRR

The pre-conference event highlighted the usefulness of space technologies

UN-SPIDER and World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) successfully organized a pre-conference event of the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Red

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Mon, 23/06/2014 - 09:33
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13.7367
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100.523

23rd Regional Training Course on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Siem Reap
Basic Information
Date: 
28/07/2014 - 08/08/2014
Venue Country: 
Cambodia
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
CBDRR practitioners who want to develop their capacities and essential skills and knowledge on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction as well as interested persons who would like to know more about CBDRR
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

The course is open for participants from various sectors including, local government departments, NGOs, INGOs, UN, IFRC, national emergency response agencies and private sector. Participants from policy and senior management levels of government, UN, donor organizations and INGOs are welcome if they are interested to learn about how CBDRR is operationalized. As course participants come from a diverse range of countries and organizations, and the class size is limited to 30 persons, ADPC accepts nominations from Asia and the Pacific on a first come, first served basis, provided that the applicant meets the course requirements. A limited number of participants from other regions will also be accepted, on a case by case and "first come first served" basis.

Tuition Remarks: 

Package A with accommodation: US$3,175
Package B without accommodation: US$2,275

Additional Information: 

For more information please contact Asian Disaster Preparedness Center Training Services Department (TSD) 979/66-70, 24th Floor SM Tower Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai Bangkok, 10400 Tel: +66 (02) 298 0681-92 Cell Phone: +66 87 697 7535 Fax: +66 (02) 298 0012-13 Skype ID: ADPC_Training Email: tsu@adpc.net

The CBDRR course provides an opportunity to practitioners to learn, upgrade and share essential skills and knowledge to systematically address disaster risk reduction challenges at the communi

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The role of networks in disaster risk redcution and climate change adaptation

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Salzburg
Basic Information
Date: 
27/05/2014 - 28/05/2014
Venue Country: 
Austria
Event Organisers: 

University of Salzburg, Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS

Language of event: 
English

The risk from natural hazards is projected to further increase in

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47.8095
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13.055

Facilitating community managed disaster risk reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Diredawa
Basic Information
Date: 
10/06/2014 - 20/06/2014
Venue Country: 
Ethiopia
Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 

Language of event: 
English

The global climate system is undergoing constant change leading to

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9.60087
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41.8501

Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
23/06/2014 - 26/06/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Government of Thailand

 

Co-organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

Language of event: 
English

The Sixth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction,

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9th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Hazard Mitigation

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
New Forest
Basic Information
Date: 
04/06/2014 - 06/06/2014
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Wessex Institute of Technology

Language of event: 
English

The analysis and management of risk and the mitig

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