disaster management

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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Fri, 12/06/2013

7th Annual TIDES Technology Field Demonstration

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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.

Date: 

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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Report launch: The Value of Geo-Information for Disaster and Risk Management (VALID)

On 3 September 2013, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER presented a new report which shows the economic, humanitarian and organizational benefits of applying geoinformation to

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Publication launch: Geoinformation for disaster risk management

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Tue, 03/09/2013 - 14:49

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Tue, 09/03/2013

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

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

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Tue, 13/08/2013 - 14:09

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22

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Tue, 08/13/2013

9th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

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COURSE OVERVIEW:

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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.

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Training Requirements: 

Participants must be fully conversant in English.

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.

Date: 

21/10/2013 to 01/11/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 20/09/2013

Venue City: 

Bangkok

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)

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

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This workshop brings theoretical and practical expertise to address how governance mechanisms can be enhanced to address natural disasters. It engages leading experts on governance and natural disasters. The workshop will build on the successes and failures derived from past experiences towards better mitigating and recovering from future disasters.

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21

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Date: 

26/08/2013 to 28/08/2013

Venue City: 

Honolulu

Venue: 

John A. Burns Hall, East-West Center

Event Organisers: 

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

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The 9th International Conference on Geoinformation for

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Date: 

09/12/2013 to 11/12/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 01/08/2013

Venue City: 

Hanoi

Venue: 

Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Rd., Cau Giay

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

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26th International Tsunami Symposium

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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 Island (September 28).

The symposium will focus on:

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Date: 

25/09/2013 to 28/09/2013

Venue City: 

Fethiye-Göcek

Venue: 

Fethiye-Göcek

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

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

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51

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Date: 

25/06/2013 to 30/06/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 10/05/2013

Venue: 

London

Venue City: 

London

Event Organisers: 

Disaster Control Group (DCG)

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