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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

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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

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Thu, 25/06/2015 - 16:26

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India - National Training Course

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India - Regional Training Course

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Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

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The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for DRR.

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31/08/2015 to 04/09/2015

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Mon, 24/08/2015

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Nairobi

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IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

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  • Kenya

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New satellite-based sensors deliver unprecedented weather forecasts

Pyxis provide precise weather forecasts (Image: US NOAA)

The satellite developer PlanetiQ introduced its new GPS technology called Pyxis which will make predictions better than before. The satellite-based weather instrument includes sensors that are designed to penetrate storm clouds and generate data that will significantly improve weather forecasting.

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Fri, 05/06/2015 - 10:46

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Space Technologies for post-2015 development: New UN-SPIDER newsletter

A new UN-SPIDER newsletter is now available. The latest issue focuses on the use of Earth observation for the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. 2015 is a milestone year for the United Nations.

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Space Technologies for post-2015 development: New UN-SPIDER newsletter

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Data Application of the Month: Landslides

Landslides are a geological

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Data Application of the Month: Landslides
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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/15: Space-based Information for Post-2015 Sustainable Development

United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation successfully concluded

130 international experts convened in Bonn to discuss the benefits of Earth observation for sustainable development (Image: DLR/Timm Bourry)

On 28 May 2015, UNOOSA and its co-organizers, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), successfully concluded the three day United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth observation in Bonn, Germany.

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United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation successfully concluded

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