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Indonesia: Launch of advanced disaster monitoring system

Fires in Sumatra, Indonesia in March 2014 seen from Space.

Indonesia recently launched InAWARE, an advanced hazard early warning and monitoring system in order to enhance its emergency response capacities.

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Tue, 01/04/2014 - 12:09
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The Philippines: Government to complete flood hazard mapping in 2016

satellite image of floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Philippines wants to finish up the mapping process of all flood prone zones in the country by 2016.

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Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:16
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IGAC: Development of a Spectral Library

Internal Working Group of Remote Sensing and Spectroscopy of CIAF-IGAC (2013/201

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Geographic Institute Ag

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Wed, 26/03/2014 - 14:00
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4.5872
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NASA is launching its third global Space App challenge

Blue marble

NASA and other space agencies are preparing for the third annual International Space Apps Challenge on 12 and 13 April 2014.

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Tue, 25/03/2014 - 11:29

The Philippines: New disaster operations centre launched

Satellite image of typhoon hitting the Philippines

The Information and Communications Technology Office of the Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST), together with the technology provider IBM launched the Intelligent Operations Cen

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Tue, 25/03/2014 - 09:47
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14.676
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121.044

UN-SPIDER and APSCO: Further cooperation in 2014

UN-SPIDER Beijing Head of Office Shirish Ravan and APSCO Secretary-General

UN-SPIDER visited the office of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) in Beijing, China on 13 March 2014 to discuss further joint activities in 2014.

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Thu, 20/03/2014 - 08:13
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39.904
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116.408

The 34th EARSeL Symposium 2014

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Tue, 15/04/2014
Venue City: 
Warsaw
Basic Information
Date: 
16/06/2014 - 20/06/2014
Venue: 
Old Library Main Campus Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28
Venue Country: 
Poland
Event Organisers: 

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Geography and Regional Studies

Co-organisers: 

Department of Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics of Polish Geographical Society

Institute of Geodesy and Cartography

Space Research Centre of Polish Academy of Sciences

Language of event: 
English
Logo of the Symposium

EARSeL is a scientific network of European rem

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52.2297
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21.0122

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

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
28/07/2014 - 08/08/2014
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
CBDRR is a specialized course catering to the competency and knowledge needs of operation level practitioners who are or would be involved in the design and implementation of CBDRR projects and programs in their organizations. 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.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Tuition Remarks: 

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

 

 

The standard course fee of US$3,175 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (13 nights), two break refreshments & lunch (Monday-Friday) during the training, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch on weekends, all dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

Participants who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,275

Additional Information: 

Interested persons can apply as individuals although preference will be given to those sponsored by the organizations. The application can be submitted online on ADPC website. For offline application, the completely filled application form should be submitted ADPC through email, fax or postal mail. The application form is available for download above. Pre-course information will be sent participants once they are accepted to the course.

COURSE CONTENT

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13.7279
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100.524

World Conference on Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Toronto
Basic Information
Date: 
15/06/2014 - 18/06/2014
Venue: 
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

Business Continuity Institute Canada Chapter

DRI Canada

Disaster Recovery Information Exchange Toronto Chapter

International Association of Emergency Managers 

Ontario Association of Emergency Managers

Language of event: 
English

The World Conference on Disaster Management is an international event on disaster and emergency management taking place from 15 to 18 June 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

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43.6438
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-79.3868

High level panel discusses useful data for disaster risks

Earth image taken by NASA satellite

The participants in the high-level panel “Perspectives on the Value of 

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Tue, 21/01/2014 - 13:15
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46.1984
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