disaster risk reduction

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico, 22-26 May 2017

The 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Cancun, Mexico on 22-26 May. It is the first time that the Global Platform Session is hosted outside Geneva. There are more than 5,000 participants expected, including policy makers and disaster risk managers.

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Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction

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The Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary is organizing a workshop in July 2016 in cooperation with the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).  The workshop focuses on Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction. 

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11/07/2016 to 15/07/2016

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Tue, 01/03/2016

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Budapest

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CEU Summer University

Venue Country: 

  • Hungary

Event Organisers: 

The Central European University (CEU)

The Bureau for Policy and Programme Support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 

The In-Service ICT Training for Environmental Professionals (ISEPEI)

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The value of Landsat earth observation images

Landsat Earth observation images enables knowledge on land and resources (Image: USGS).
In 2008, Landsat Earth observation images became available to all users free of charge. Since then, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) portal has provided roughly 30 million Landsat Earth observation images for users to download.
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The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2015 - Disasters without Borders

Asia-Pacific is the most disaster-prone region of the world (Image: UN).

This year’s Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2015 – 'Disasters without borders: regional

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Mon, 02/11/2015 - 13:17

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Launch of the 2015 World Disasters Report at the United Nations Office at Vienna

The World Disasters Report 2015 will be a key publication for the upcoming World Humanitarian Summit 2016 (Source: UNIS).

On October 5 2015 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the Austrian Red Cross, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Norwegian Embassy launched the 2015 World Disasters Report in Vienna. 

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Fri, 23/10/2015 - 12:56

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International workshop on "Role of land professionals and SDI in disaster risk reduction: in the context of post 2015 Nepal earthquake"

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Main objective of the event is to exploit the international expertise for enhancing professional capacity to contribute in the effort of DRR in the situation like currently in Nepal. The event further aims to explore opportunities for strengthening and promoting good practices in professional geospatial education and advancing SDI concepts and spatially enabled societies.

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25/11/2015 to 27/11/2015

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Kathmandu

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Radisson Hotel

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  • Nepal

Event Organisers: 

Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (NICS) and Nepal Remote Sensing and Photogrammetric Society (NRSPS)

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Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Survey Department, and Land Management Training Center of the Government of Nepal

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UNISDR Science and Technology Conference on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

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To promote and support the availability and application of science and technology to decision-making in Disaster Risk Reduction.

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27/01/2016 to 29/01/2016

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Geneva

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Geneva International Conference Centre

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

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INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR SCIENCE
SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ADVISORY GROUP
UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION
UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY
WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION

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Training Course on use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

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There is a great need to utilize disaster risk information in planning for effective coping mechanisms of disaster risk reduction. For this, there is a significant need to create awareness among the disaster management professionals regarding the importance of GIS and Remote Sensing.

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07/09/2015 to 11/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 31/08/2015

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

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Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

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Third UN WCDRR's Proceedings now available in English to free download

The Proceedings of the Third UN WCDRR now available in English (Image: Prevention Web)

The proceedings of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) are now available in English and will be translated and made available in the other five UN languages in the next few weeks.

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Fri, 10/07/2015 - 09:37

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IAG launches the Global Risk Map

The Global Risk Map shows information on countries highly exposed to natural hazards

Insurance Australia Group (IAG) launched a new natural disaster management instrument at the Global Insurance Forum in New York, the Global Risk Map. This interactive map shows the social and economic impact of cyclones, floods, earthquakes and related disasters during the past 115 years.

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Thu, 25/06/2015 - 16:26

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