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Jamaican Office for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM)

Disaster preparedness is a dynamic function, which includes the identification of disaster threats and risks throughout the country and the formulation of plans to create a state of readiness to me

UNEP-GEAS publishes Report on Early Warning Systems

The UNEP Global Environmental Alert Service (GEAS) has launched an in-depth report focusing on

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 12:48

UN-SPIDER reports on Crowdsource Mapping in Imaging Notes magazine

UN-SPIDER highlights the growing importance and value of crowdsource mapping for disaster and disaster-risk management in an article f

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 11:30

Télécoms Sans Frontières improves satellite communication in the Sahel

Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) is supporting the work of the UN and NGOs in the Sahel region through the installation of satellite connections and communication centres.

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Wed, 15/08/2012 - 12:47

Ecuadoran Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School (IG-EPN)

The IG-EPN is the main research centre in Ecuador for the diagnosis and monitoring of seismic and volcanic hazards.

Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management (SNGR)

The Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management is the Governmental institution that is concerned with risk reduction and emergency and disaster management.

Fiji Disaster Management Office (NDMO)

The NDMO was established to facilitate, coordinate and manage national disaster risk reduction and disaster management activities to enhance the provisions of a safer and more secure Fiji.

Maps for Disaster Management to be released by December

The Sri Lankan Disaster Management Centre (DMC) will release the latest hazard maps in December.

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Fri, 03/08/2012 - 11:02

Guatemala conforms its Inter-institutional Remote Sensing Group for Risk and Disaster Management

In recent years, Guatemala has been affected by a variety of natural hazards including tropical storms, landslides, droughts and volcanic eruptions.

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Wed, 25/07/2012 - 12:49

Bangladeshi Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CCP)

A massive cyclone with wind velocity 62 m/sec accompanied by a storm surge 6-9 m in height struck Bangladesh in 1970, killing an estimated 500,000 people.