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UN-SPIDER attended Second Prepcom for WCDRR

Two representatives of UN-SPIDER attended the second Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom2) related to the Third United Nations World Conference on

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Mon, 17/11/2014 - 12:04
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World Risk Report 2014 published

The 2014 World Risk Report (WRR 2014) recently published by the United Nations University EHS Institute and the

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Tue, 21/10/2014 - 14:37

UN-SPIDER works with partners on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

UN-SPIDER and its partners aim at the disaster risk reduction community

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER and many partners from the Space, the Earth observations and the Civil Protection communities, and from the regional and international organizations have been working together sinc

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Tue, 14/10/2014 - 08:56

Japan: High resolution satellite Himawari-8 launched

Himawari-8 was launched on 7 October 2014 from Tanegashima Space Centre

On 7 October 2014 the Japan Meteorological Agency announced the successful launch of the geostationary meteorological satellite “H

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Thu, 09/10/2014 - 09:43
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31.5966
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130.557

Disaster Risk Reduction: On the way to WCDRR

The upcoming Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan, in March 2015 is expected to bring together more than 6,000 stakeholders

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Thu, 02/10/2014 - 12:05

UN-SPIDER hosts joint Workshop on Remote Sensing and Multi-Risk Modeling for Disaster Management

Experts from IRIDeS, the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chiba University and DLR

On 19 and 20 September 2014, UN-SPIDER hosted a joint workshop with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Tohoku University, International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) on the

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Tue, 23/09/2014 - 11:00
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UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment"

The United Nations International Conference in Beijing is the fourth of its kind

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies on for Disaster Management - "Multi-hazard Disaster Risk Assessment" took place from 15 to 17 September 2014 in Beijing, Chin

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Mon, 15/09/2014 - 10:13
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39.904
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116.408

UNISDR calls for nominations for the Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction

Last year's Sasakawa Award was shared between two winners

The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) announced that nominations for the 2015 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Risk Reduction now open.

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Wed, 25/06/2014 - 10:33

UN-SPIDER Updates May 2014

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Tue, 03/06/2014

UN-SPIDER participates in International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance

UN-SPIDER's Shirish Ravan during his presentation

On 8 and 9 May 2014, UN-SPIDER participated in the International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance in Beijing.

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Wed, 14/05/2014 - 16:23
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