disaster risk reduction

WCDRR opens in Sendai, Japan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon opened the WCDRR on 14 March in Sendai, Japan (Image: UN Photo)

The Third United Nations World Conference on

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WCDRR opens in Sendai, Japan

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Sat, 14/03/2015 - 06:04

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UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER supports summer courses at Central European University

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER is supporting two courses in the Summer University 2015 of the Central European University in Budapest (Image: CEU)

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER is supporting two summer courses at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary this July. The application deadline for both courses is 15 March 2015.

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Fri, 13/03/2015 - 10:05

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2015 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR15) launched

GAR15 provides a review of 10 years of disaster risk reduction

The 2015 Global Assessment Report on

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Thu, 05/03/2015 - 10:52

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Turkey: Two thirds live in areas with earthquake risk

Three active fault zones run through Turkey making it very prone to earthquakes

According to the Turkish Prime Ministry's

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Fri, 20/02/2015 - 14:12

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Training exercises for disaster resilience

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16/07/2015 to 17/07/2015

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Coventry

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Coventry

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Coventry University

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UNOOSA presents WCDRR efforts to COPUOS STSC

Disasters such as floods affect thousands of people every year. Space-based information can help manage disaster risks.

UNOOSA presented its efforts related to the upcoming World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) during the fifty-second session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of COPUOS. The office presented its relevant activities during a symposium organised by Japan on the sidelines of STSC as well as in front of the plenary.

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UN-SPIDER presents WCDRR efforts to COPUOS STSC

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Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:40

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UNU-EHS workshop on Knowledge Management for Disaster Risk Reduction

Participants of the KNOW-4-DRR workshop

From the 10-11 of December 2014, the United Nations University's Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) held a workshop on decision making and knowledge management in

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Tue, 03/02/2015 - 10:29

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United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation – Global solutions for the challenges of sustainable development in societies at risk

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26/05/2015 to 28/05/2015

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Bonn

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UN Campus Bonn

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  • Germany

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UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

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German Aerospace Center (DLR ), German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) with the support of Secure World Foundation, the City of Bonn, and Digital Globe

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Viet Nam: UN-SPIDER Workshop on geospatial information concluded

Workshop participants engaged in a simulation exercise
Viet Nam's Vice Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Hoang Van Thang, inaugurated the workshop

From 10 to 15 November 2014, UN-SPIDER offered a workshop and a simulation exercise to about 100 participants from national institutions, NGOs, and international organizations in Viet Nam. The event was jointly organised with the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA). The Pacific

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Viet Nam: UN-SPIDER Workshop and Simulation

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Wed, 26/11/2014 - 15:03

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Tokyo Conference on International Study for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

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Towards a new science and technology to consolidate

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14/01/2014 to 16/01/2014

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Tokyo

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Ito Hall, The University of Tokyo

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  • Japan

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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

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