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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

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 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

On 13 October 2013, the United Nations observed the 2013 International Day for Disaster Reduction.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 14/10/2013 - 08:36

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 Develop

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 11/03/2013 - 08:59
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Disaster Risk Reduction: UN to develop an action plan

A major initiative to develop a UN strategic plan of action for disaster risk reduction and resilience got underway on 19 November 2012 at UNESCO HQ as representatives from 20 UN agencies and progr

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

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

UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

UNDP increases support for Disaster Reduction

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced its intention to double the overall support for disaster reduction over the next five years and adding five countries per year to the &

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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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UNISDR announces International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012

The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, UNISDR, announced the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2012.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 09/08/2012 - 11:16

China launches high-resolution remote-sensing satellite

China successfully launched Ziyuan I-02C Thursday, a high-resolution remote-sensing satellite, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi province.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 10/01/2012 - 15:06
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