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The Value of Geoinformation for Disaster and Risk Management (VALID)

Issue Date: 
Tue, 03/09/2013

India: Developing a satellite-linked disaster warning system in Gujarat

The government is already working in the implementation of this project

The Indian state of Gujarat is planning a project to set up a satellite-linked disaster warning system along Gujarat's coastline to alert fishermen during adverse weather conditions.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 13/08/2013 - 14:09
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22.2587
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71.1924

9th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 20/09/2013
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
21/10/2013 - 01/11/2013
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Co-organisers: 

- The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) - The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente (ITC) - UNITARS Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is open to all participants who are working or will be working in the organizations where spatial information is used or considered to be used for the purpose of disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction. There is no prerequisite GIS knowledge for participant who is interested in this course. The course welcome participants from all geographic areas, however the class size is limited to 30 persons. ADPC accepts nomination on a first come, first served basis provided the applicant meets the course requirement.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Participants must be fully conversant in English.

Training Tuition: 
3,175.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$3,175 covers the course tuition, training materials, accommodation with breakfast, meeting package, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch and dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses. Participant who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,275

Additional Information: 

The training will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. Exact venue to be confirmed at a later date.

COURSE OVERVIEW:

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13.7279
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100.524

Workshop on Governance Capacity and Natural Disasters: Enhancing Preparedness, Response and Rebuilding

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Honolulu
Basic Information
Date: 
26/08/2013 - 28/08/2013
Venue: 
John A. Burns Hall, East-West Center
Venue Country: 
Hawai
Event Organisers: 

East-West Center
University of Hawaii at M?noa
United Nations University

Language of event: 
English

This workshop brings theoretical and practical expertise to address how governance mechanisms can be enhanced to address natural disasters.

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21.3069
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-157.858

9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management (Gi4DM)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 01/08/2013
Venue City: 
Hanoi
Basic Information
Date: 
09/12/2013 - 11/12/2013
Venue: 
Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Rd., Cau Giay
Venue Country: 
Vietnam
Event Organisers: 

The Institute of Geography (VAST) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)

Co-organisers: 

Patronage: AARS, VGCR Sponsors: VAST Participants: UN, ADRC, DOSM, JAXA, HUMG, HUA, WRU

Language of event: 
English

The 9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management (Gi4DM) will be held between from 9 to 11 December 2013.

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21.0333
longitude: 
105.85

26th International Tsunami Symposium

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Fethiye-Göcek
Basic Information
Date: 
25/09/2013 - 28/09/2013
Venue: 
Fethiye-Göcek
Venue Country: 
Turkey
Language of event: 
English

The 26th international tsunami symposium will include the three-day scientific session in Fethiye-Göcek (September 25-27) and an optional one-day technical tour and a special session in Rhodes

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36.7569
longitude: 
28.9444

DCG 3rd Annual Conference on Flood Control, Environmental Management and Climate Change

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 10/05/2013
Venue City: 
London
Basic Information
Date: 
25/06/2013 - 30/06/2013
Venue: 
London
Venue Country: 
UK
Event Organisers: 

Disaster Control Group (DCG)

Language of event: 
English

The Disaster Control Group Conference (DCGC - 2013) is for people with an interest in and concern for, scientific, policy and strategic perspectives in Disaster manag

latitude: 
51.477
longitude: 
-0.081274

Brussels Space Policy round Table: Cooperation vs Competition in Space Activities

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 16/05/2013
Venue City: 
Brussels
Basic Information
Date: 
21/05/2013
Venue: 
Brussels
Venue Country: 
Belgium
Event Organisers: 

SW Foundation

Language of event: 
English

latitude: 
50.8421
longitude: 
4.37123

International Conference on ICTs for Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 23/09/2013
Venue City: 
Algiers
Basic Information
Date: 
24/03/2014 - 25/03/2014
Venue: 
Centre de recherche sur l'information scientifique et technique (CERIST)
Venue Country: 
Algeria
Event Organisers: 

CERIST

Language of event: 
English

ICT-DM'2014 is the inaugural edition for a new conference event on the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Disaster Management.

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36.7529
longitude: 
3.04205

Japan: The world's first satellite communications helicopter

Sakurajima Volcano in Kyushu, Japan, seen from space

This will significantly enhance the crisis response and coordination activities of Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA): the AS365 N3 helicopter.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 04/04/2013 - 10:06
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36.2048
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