Disaster Resilience

Disaster Resilience Journal: 42 Days of Disaster Resilience

For 42 days, the journal will present compelling stories about resilient people

Since 22 September 2014, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the European Commission have been publishing daily stories of resilient people around the globe via social media, blogs and word of mouth in their new "

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Tue, 30/09/2014 - 13:54

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UNISDR and Esri call for apps for resilience

Developers have until Wednesday 27 August to submit their apps

The United Nations Office for

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Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:01
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UK: New online mapping tool for disaster management launched

Resilience Direct is a secure platform for multi-agency partnerships

A new interactive mapping service called "Resilience Direct" is being rolled out to the UK resilience community in late July.

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Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:33

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Disaster Risk in Cities: Swiss Re publishes Report

"Mind the Risk" ranks cities threatened by disasters

"Mind the Risk: A global ranking of cities under threat from natural disasters" is the title of a recent report published by the reinsurance company Swiss Re. Looking at both human and economic risks faced by urban communities, the study puts Asia's megacities (Tokyo, Manila, Hong Kong-Guangzhou) on the top of the list for population-at-risk while European and US cities (Amsterdam-Rotterdam, Los Angeles, New York) lead the ranking for the highest loss potential.

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Thu, 19/09/2013 - 10:44

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Thu, 09/19/2013

Fourth Africa regional platform for disaster risk reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The AUC in collaboration with the UNISDR have organized the 4th Africa Regional Platform for DRR, planned to take place in Arusha Tanzania from 13 to 15 February alongside the 5th Africa drought Adaptation Forum planned for 11-12 February 2013.

The main objectives, agenda items and expected results of the 4th Africa Regional Platform on DRR are:

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13/02/2013 to 15/02/2013

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Africa Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

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