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Uzbekistan: New equipment to forecast disasters

satellite image of Uzbekistan

The Japan International cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided the Institute of Geology and Geophysics in Uzbekistan with computer and GIS technology to monitor natural processes that may cause dis

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Fri, 07/03/2014 - 12:17
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Natural Disaster Mitigation and Earth Observations: a GEOSS perspective

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 08/01/2014
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
13/01/2014
Venue: 
Centre International de Conferences
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

Secure World Foundation and GEO Secretariat

Language of event: 
English

Earth Observation and information system had advanced considerably in the last decades. They proved to be of great value for first responders and risk managers in disaster areas.

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Training Workshop on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Tue, 10/09/2013
Venue City: 
Sanya (Hainan)
Basic Information
Date: 
11/11/2013 - 22/11/2013
Venue Country: 
China P. Rep.
Event Organisers: 

Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (STDM) International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST)

Co-organisers: 

UNESCO Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The training workshop will bring together early- and mid-career scientists from developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America wishing to increasescientific knowledge of disaster mitigation and space technology. The policy makers and managers from developing countries are also welcome to apply for participating in the workshop. As the number is limited to 20 people, only those who are qualified can be selected as formal participants. Female applicants will be given priority.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

Conditions: early- and mid- career scientists, policy makers or managers of UNESCO-inscribed properties from developing countries with background of space technologies or disaster mitigation as an advantage; skills of fluent English communication required.

Additional Information: 

Those applicants who have been selected will be provided round-trip international airfares between their home countries and Sanya (economy class), and the local expenses such as board and lodging, field tour, local transportation, etc. during the Workshop.

In response to the needs of developing countries in disaster risk reduction, the CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (STDM) in collaboration with the Internati

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Philippines: Adoption of Indonesia's Open Source Disaster Mitigation Tool

Fishermen in the Philippines

The website Futuregov Asia reported that the Philippines are planning to improve their disaster mitigation efforts by adopting an Indonesian mapping and planning tool: "The Department of Scien

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 27/05/2013 - 10:38
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14.5995
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120.984

Training: Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nairobi
Basic Information
Date: 
01/05/2013
Venue: 
International Center for Emergency Preparedness Training (INTERCEPT)
Venue Country: 
Kenya
Event Organisers: 

International Center for Emergency Preparedness Training (INTERCEPT)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Participants have to be graduates in any discipline

Training Tuition: 
1,650.00 USD

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New York Emergency Management Summit 2013

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
New York
Basic Information
Date: 
01/05/2013
Venue: 
Hilton New York
Event Organisers: 

Emergency Management

Language of event: 
English

Join top leaders from NYC and the State of New York at this year’s Emergency Management Summit!

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How Geodesign can help Recovery and Disaster Risk Management after Hurricane Sandy

After hurricane Sandy hit New York and New Jersey in late October 2012, recovery and reconstruction have been underway.

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Tue, 29/01/2013 - 12:43
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Camera on board of ISS to provide post-disaster imagery

A remote-controlled Earth-observing camera system called ISERV (International Space Station SERVIR Environmental Research and Visualization System) will be launched to the International Space Stati

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 14:02

Volcanic Crisis Management and Mitigation Strategies

Natural phenomena such as earthquakes, mud floods, landslides, volcanic eruption or industrial accidents may cause huge disasters.

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Tue, 22/03/2011 - 12:24

A clearer view of earth observation data

An EU-funded project launched in Barcelona, Spain on 17 February has set out to enhance the usability of global environmental data.

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Thu, 17/03/2011 - 11:06