Disaster Preparedness

The Caribbean: New Disaster Preparedness Action Plan

GOES-13 satellite captured this image of clouds over the Caribbean

The European Commission re-affirmed its commitment to

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Disaster Preparedness

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Self study course

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Designed for people involved in disaster management for natural disasters. It will benefit government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster/emergency management

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Students will earn 25 Professional Development Hours (PDH) and 2.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU). .

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University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

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Myanmar Disaster Preparedness Agency (MDPA)

The Myanmar

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Jamaican Office for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM)

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Satellite Industry partners up with militaries in the Pacfic

Global VSAT Forum (GVF), the international non-profit association of the satellite industry, collaborated with Pacific-Area militaries to conduct an international training to improve

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Thu, 23/08/2012 - 09:30

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Thu, 08/23/2012

EU ramps up budget for disaster preparedness

Millions of people from the world's most vulnerable and poorest communities will benefit from new

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Fri, 13/07/2012 - 09:06
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2nd UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response; Geneva, Switzerland; 16 Nov 2011

UN-SPIDER organized this Expert Meeting with the support and cooperation of the Government of Austria (through the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology of Austria) and the Secure World Foundation. It brought together 72 experts and practitioners from 21 countries and was organised back-to-back with the International Conference on Crisis Mapping (ICCM 2011) (http://crisismappers.net/page/iccm-geneva-2011).

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Wed, 21/12/2011 - 15:40

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Local and hi-tech responses needed when disaster strikes in Africa

Indigenous knowledge should be harnessed to new technologies to help break the cycle of natural calamities in Africa, according to Juliana Rotich, executive director of Ushahidi, a Nairobi-based online open source software developer. A great deal of indigenous knowledge existed on natural disasters, she told SciDev.Net at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi today (14 December). It needed only to be collected, analysed by experts, put in usable format, and made available to people.

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Tue, 20/12/2011 - 12:43

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China: Prepared for the Worst - Measures are taken to enhance disaster relief

According to a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MOCA) and the National

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Thu, 27/10/2011 - 18:58

Uganda plans early warning ICT system

Telecoms regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission in collaboration with the International Telecommunications Union are jointly developing an

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Mon, 12/09/2011 - 11:17

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