disaster risk reduction

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 and Environmental Forum.

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Thu, 02/10/2014 - 14:27

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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 from government agencies, international and regional organizations, the private sector, civil society and non-government agencies. Its main outcome is expected to be a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction (Hyogo Framework for Action 2 - HFA-2).

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Earth Observation for DRR: WCDRR and HFA-2

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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

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Tue, 30/09/2014 - 10:04

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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

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Mon, 22/09/2014 - 14:09

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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. The goal of the four-day conference which will conclude today, is to focus attention on Small Island Developing States - a group of countries that remain a special case for sustainable development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities.

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Thu, 04/09/2014 - 10:58

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United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR)

The UN General Assembly adopted the International Strategy for

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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. prone to be damaged or destroyed when such an event manifests itself. In the context of

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India - National Training Course

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UN-SPIDER supported a training workshop on the topic “Space technology for

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02/04/2012 to 04/04/2012

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Space technology for disaster risk management and emergency response

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The training course brought together 25 key participants and resources persons.

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The event provided a platform to the State Disaster Management Authorities and providers of space based information (State Remote Sensing Applications Centres, National Remote Sensing Centres of Indian Space Research Organisation) to discuss latest systems, tools, technologies, products and best practices. The resources persons provided the latest trends in disaster risk reduction and space technology interventions. UN-SPIDER and NIDM have hosted such events since 2010. This was third such workshop in the series based on the recommendations of previous workshops.

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First Preparatory Committee meeting for WCDRR concluded

Member States delegations convened in Geneva

On 14 and 15 July 2014, Member States and major groups convened in Geneva, Switzerland for the First Session of the Preparatory Committee of Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) to provide clear guidance and inputs to what the post-2015 framework should look like.

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Thu, 17/07/2014 - 10:03

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UN-SPIDER participates in 2014 Toulouse Space Show

On 2 July 2014, UN-SPIDER's Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, participated in the roundtable “Crisis management and mitigation: anticipating, managing and rebuilding” as part of the 2014 Toulouse Space Show.

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Fri, 04/07/2014 - 16:37

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