Syndicate content

disaster risk reduction

India - National Training Course

UN-SPIDER supported a training workshop on the topic “Space technology for disaster risk management and emergency response” at the National Institute of Disaster Management, New Delhi,

Date: 
02/04/2012 - 04/04/2012
Title of Training: 
Space technology for disaster risk management and emergency response
Target Group: 
The training course brought together 25 key participants and resources persons.
Training Profile: 
The event provided a platform to the State Disaster Management Authorities and providers of space based information (State Remote Sensing Applications Centres, National Remote Sensing Centres of Indian Space Research Organisation) to discuss latest systems, tools, technologies, products and best practices. The resources persons provided the latest trends in disaster risk reduction and space technology interventions. UN-SPIDER and NIDM have hosted such events since 2010. This was third such workshop in the series based on the recommendations of previous workshops.
latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408

First Preparatory Committee meeting for WCDRR concluded

Member States delegations convened in Geneva

On 14 and 15 July 2014, Member States and major groups convened in Geneva, Switzerland for the First Session of the Preparatory Committee of Third United Nations Wor

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 17/07/2014 - 10:03
latitude: 
46.2266
longitude: 
6.14048

UN-SPIDER participates in 2014 Toulouse Space Show

On 2 July 2014, UN-SPIDER's Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, participated in the roundtable “Crisis management and mitigation: anticipating, managing and rebuilding”

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 04/07/2014 - 16:37
latitude: 
43.6047
longitude: 
1.44421

Secretariat for Vulnerability Issues of the Presidency of El Salvador (SAV)

The State of El Salvador has established in 2011 the Secretariat for Vulnerability Issues of the Presidency of El Salvador (SAV) with the mandate to implement actions necessary to prevent and eradi

latitude: 
13.6929
longitude: 
-89.2182

UN-SPIDER organizes pre-event to AMCDRR

The pre-conference event highlighted the usefulness of space technologies

UN-SPIDER and World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) successfully organized a pre-conference event of the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Red

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 23/06/2014 - 09:33
latitude: 
13.7367
longitude: 
100.523

Technical Advisory Mission to Bhutan successfully concluded

Participants of the workshop carried out during the Technical Advisory Mission
Technical Advisory Mission team

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Bhutan from 2 to 6 June 2014.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 16/06/2014 - 09:26
latitude: 
27.4728
longitude: 
89.6393

Americas: Reviewing disaster risk reduction progress

Drought in Bolivia turned pampa  into cracking ground

The 4th Session of the Americas Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction is held this week from May 27 to 29 in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 27/05/2014 - 12:56

Location

latitude: 
-2.171
longitude: 
-79.9224

The role of networks in disaster risk redcution and climate change adaptation

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Salzburg
Basic Information
Date: 
27/05/2014 - 28/05/2014
Venue Country: 
Austria
Event Organisers: 

University of Salzburg, Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS

Language of event: 
English

The risk from natural hazards is projected to further increase in

latitude: 
47.8095
longitude: 
13.055

Afghanistan: More support for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Charter activation for floods in Afghanistan, satellite images

The Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) made an appeal for greater support for disaster risk reduction efforts in the country.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 08/05/2014 - 15:02
latitude: 
33.1225
longitude: 
65.1722

China: Fengyun III satellite is operational

satellite data shows heat wave in China

The China Meteorological Administration (CMA) announced that the countries’ third Fengyun-III satellite became operational on Monday, 5 May.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 08/05/2014 - 11:16
latitude: 
35.8617
longitude: 
104.195