disaster management

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 Earth Observation” on the last day of the tenth plenary session of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-X) in Geneva last week, agreed that effective risk assessment and 

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Tue, 21/01/2014 - 13:15

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ESA: Sentinel 1a to be launched in April

Sentinel 1 from the European Unions Copernicus Program

BBC reported last week that the launch of the multibillion Euro satellites programme Sentinel is set to launch in the beginning of April.

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Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:30

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Mon, 01/20/2014

World Economic Forum publishes Global Risks Report 2014

World Economic Forum released the Global Risks 2014 Report

The World Economic Forum released its Global Risks 2014 Report. The publication highlights the global risks that are interconnected and would have a systematic global impact. 

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Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:12

CEOS publishes GEOSS Architecture for the use of Satellites for Disasters and Risk Assessment

The Earth caught by NASA's satellites Terra and Aqua

The Committee on

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Thu, 16/01/2014 - 14:00
Thu, 01/16/2014

International conference on disaster management ICDM-2014

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The World has witnessed some of the worst disasters recently which in turn have forced us to rethink about our

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Date: 

13/03/2014 to 14/03/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 15/02/2014

Venue City: 

Nagpur

Venue: 

Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering

Event Organisers: 

Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering (YCCE)

Co-organisers: 

Northern Illinois University, USA

SEGi University, Malaysia

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6th International Congress on Health in Emergencies and Disasters

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The 2014 International Congress on Health in Emergencies and Disasters aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars to exchange and share their experience and research results about all aspects of

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36

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Date: 

05/02/2014 to 07/02/2014

Venue City: 

Tehran

Venue: 

Razi International Conference Center

Event Organisers: 

Iranian Virtual Institute for Emergencies and Disasters

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Disaster Risk Reduction in emergencies

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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What does the course cover?

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Training Target Audience: 

The course is designed to benefit field practitioner staff of INGOs, NGOs, CBOs and goverment department staff responsible for disaster risk reduction.

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0

Date: 

03/02/2014 to 07/02/2014

Venue City: 

London

Event Organisers: 

RedR - United Kingdom

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New legislation adopted on the EU Civil Protection Mechanism

European Parliament adopted new legislation on the EU Civil Protection Mechanism

On 10 December 2013, the European Parliament adopted new legislation on the EU Civil Protection Mechanism paving, by doing so, the way for stronger cooperation in responding to disasters. The revised legislation on the EU Civil Protection Mechanism contains new actions to be undertaken in relation to

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Fri, 13/12/2013 - 08:15

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Fri, 12/13/2013

Indian Ocean islands cooperate to establish disaster loss databases

NASA Earth Observatory image shows the Sediment-choked Onibe River, Madagascar,

Five islands in the Indian Ocean – the Union of the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Zanzibar (Tanzania) – are working to establish and manage

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Fri, 06/12/2013 - 15:48

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-20

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Fri, 12/06/2013

7th Annual TIDES Technology Field Demonstration

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The 7th annual TIDES Fall Field Demonstration will take place in Washington, DC at the National Defense University (NDU) campus from Tuesday, October 1st to Friday, October 4th.

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01/10/2013 to 04/10/2013

Venue: 

The Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP) at National Defense University (NDU)

Venue City: 

Washington

Event Organisers: 

The Center for Technology and National Security Policy (CTNSP) at National Defense University (NDU)

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