disaster risk reduction

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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.

latitude: 

28

longitude: 

85

Date: 

25/11/2015 to 27/11/2015

Venue City: 

Kathmandu

Venue: 

Radisson Hotel

Venue Country: 

  • Nepal

Event Organisers: 

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

Co-organisers: 

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

Language of event: 

1

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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To promote and support the availability and application of science and technology to decision-making in

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

6

Date: 

27/01/2016 to 29/01/2016

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue: 

Geneva International Conference Centre

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION

Co-organisers: 

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

Language of event: 

1

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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There is a great need to utilize

latitude: 

-1

longitude: 

37

Training Target Audience: 

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

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Tuition Remarks: 

Additional Information: 

Date: 

07/09/2015 to 11/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 31/08/2015

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Co-organisers: 

Language of event: 

1

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

English

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 10/07/2015 - 09:37

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

38

longitude: 

141
Fri, 07/10/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

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

English

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 16:26

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

-34

longitude: 

151
Thu, 06/25/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

India - National Training Course

English

India - Regional Training Course

English

Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for DRR.

latitude: 

-1

longitude: 

37

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

31/08/2015 to 04/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 24/08/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Language of event: 

1

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.

English

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 10:46

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

39

longitude: 

-77
Fri, 06/05/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

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.

English

Short title: 

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

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 08:34

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0

longitude: 

0
Thu, 06/04/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

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