disaster management

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.

The Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) is an inter-governmental organisation aimed at promoting and strengthening the collaboration on space programmes and technologies among its Asian Member States. APSCO and UN-SPIDER have been cooperating closely since UN-SPIDER opened its office in Beijing in 2010.

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Thu, 20/03/2014 - 08:13

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The 34th EARSeL Symposium 2014

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Logo of the Symposium

EARSeL is a scientific network of European remote sensing laboratories, coming from both academia and the commercial/industrial sector, which covers all fields of geoinformation and earth observation through remote sensing.

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Date: 

16/06/2014 to 20/06/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 15/04/2014

Venue: 

Old Library Main Campus Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28

Venue City: 

Warsaw

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

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World Conference on Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The World Conference on

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-79

Date: 

15/06/2014 to 18/06/2014

Venue City: 

Toronto

Venue: 

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

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

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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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Publishing Date: 

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

Language of event: 

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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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Date: 

03/02/2014 to 07/02/2014

Venue City: 

London

Event Organisers: 

RedR - United Kingdom

Language of event: 

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