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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

Promoting the use of Earth observations and Space-based Applications in years to come

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

Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Tokyo
Basic Information
Date: 
14/01/2015 - 16/01/2015
Venue: 
Ito Hall, The University of Tokyo
Venue Country: 
Japan
Event Organisers: 

Science Council of Japan

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)

Ito International Research Center Conference, University of Tokyo

Language of event: 
English

Towards a new science and technology to consolidate disaster risk reduction and sustainable development

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UN-SPIDER participates in 22nd OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum

The Concluding Meeting of the 22nd OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum

From 10 to 12 September, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) held its Concluding Meeting of the 22nd OSCE Economic

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Thu, 02/10/2014 - 14:27
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50.0755
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14.4378

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 participates in Asia-Pacific Policy Makers Dialogue

Asia is the world's most disaster-prone region of the world

Recognizing the importance of space-based information for disaster risk reduction, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Japan Aerospace Explora

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Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:04
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13.7279
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100.524

Arab States discuss post-2015 disaster risk reduction

The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.

From 14 to 16 September 2014, 19 Arab States met in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Mon, 22/09/2014 - 14:09
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45.8892
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10.8431

Small Island Developing States: Strengthening partnerships for disaster risk management

The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States is currently being held in Samoa.

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Thu, 04/09/2014 - 10:58
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-13.6576
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-172.396

United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

The UN General Assembly adopted the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction in December 1999 and established UNISDR, the secretariat to ensure its implementation.

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Disaster Risk Management

When an event such as an flood or a tsunami strikes a community triggering the destruction or damage of infrastructure, it is manifesting the fact that such infrastructure is vulnerable, i.e.