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

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bangkok
Basic Information
Date: 
22/09/2014 - 26/09/2014
Venue: 
Swissotel, Nai Lert Park, Bangkok
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC).

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
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.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
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@adpc.net
URL: www.adpc.net 

The goal of the course is to enhance understanding on mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in the development planning process, in order to build the capacities of government officials, develop

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Africa: Joint statement on post-2015 Disaster Risk Reduction

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Publishing Date: 
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International conference on disaster management ICDM-2014

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 15/02/2014
Venue City: 
Nagpur
Basic Information
Date: 
13/03/2014 - 14/03/2014
Venue: 
Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering (YCCE)

Co-organisers: 

Northern Illinois University, USA

SEGi University, Malaysia

Language of event: 
English

The World has witnessed some of the worst disasters recently which in turn

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Indian Ocean islands cooperate to establish disaster loss databases

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 06/12/2013 - 15:48
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United Nations celebrates International Day for Disaster Reduction

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Publishing Date: 
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Publishing Date: 
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Publishing Date: 
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UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

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

7th Conference "International Day for Disaster Reduction"

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Amadora
Basic Information
Date: 
15/10/2012
Venue: 
Auditório Recreios da Amadora
Venue Country: 
Portugal
Event Organisers: 

UNISDR
Portuguese Government
Municipality of Amadora

Language of event: 
English

The International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, established by the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN), has as a main objective a reflection about natural disasters.

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