disaster reduction

The 13th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction

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The International Consortium on Geo-disasters (ICGdR) together with the Czech scientific community shall be holding the 13th International Symposium on Geo-

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Date: 

09/08/2015 to 11/08/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 04/08/2015

Venue: 

Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague

Venue City: 

Prague

Venue Country: 

  • Czech Republic

Event Organisers: 

Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague

Co-organisers: 

Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the ASCR
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
Faculty of Science, J. E. Purkyne University
Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava

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5th Regional training Course on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into National Development Process

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The goal of the course is to enhance understanding on mainstreaming

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Training Target Audience: 

Government official responsible for disaster risk reduction policy and planning, national development planning, physical/land-use planning, local development, finance, or from national forums on Millennium Development Goals and related agencies. Development professionals from development agencies (such as UN agencies, bilateral and multilateral agencies and non-governmental organizations), working closely with government agencies on issues related to development policy, planning and programs.

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Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$2,000 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (6 nights), two break refreshments & lunch (Monday-Friday) during the training, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch on weekends, all dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.
Participants who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$1,575

Additional Information: 

Training Services Department (TSD)
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
979/66-70, 24th Floor SM Tower
Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai
Phayathai, Bangkok, 10400 Thailand
Tel: +66 (02) 298 0681-92
Fax: +66 (02) 298 0012
Email: tsu [at] adpc.net
URL: www.adpc.net 

Date: 

22/09/2014 to 26/09/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue: 

Swissotel, Nai Lert Park, Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC).

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Africa: Joint statement on post-2015 Disaster Risk Reduction

Africa is the first region in the world to agree on recommendations for DRR

Africa is the first region to agree on a set of recommendations for the new UN global agreement on reducing

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 19/05/2014 - 14:00

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7
Mon, 05/19/2014

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International conference on disaster management ICDM-2014

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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

Language of event: 

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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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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 06/12/2013 - 15:48

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Fri, 12/06/2013

United Nations celebrates International Day for Disaster Reduction

On 13 October 2013, the United Nations observed the 2013 International Day for Disaster Reduction. This year the focus of the International Day for

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 14/10/2013 - 08:36

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Mon, 10/14/2013

Pakistan: Building flash flood resilience in mountainous regions

As flash floods hit Pakistan in February and caused damage over a wide area which also killed 29 people in various area in Peshawar, ICIMOD, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development and host of a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, tries to help communities in understand and adapt to the impact of human development and climate change.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 11/03/2013 - 08:59

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34

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Mon, 03/11/2013

Disaster Risk Reduction: UN to develop an action plan

A major initiative to develop a UN strategic plan of action for

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 23/11/2012 - 12:06
Fri, 11/23/2012

Don’t fail to prepare: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

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UN-SPIDER celebrates Day for Disaster Reduction
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UNDP increases support for Disaster Reduction

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced its intention to double the overall support for

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 20/08/2012 - 14:05
Mon, 08/20/2012

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