disaster risk reduction

7th Africa Working Group Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction

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The Africa Working Group (AWG) on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) meets bi-annually to take stock of the progress made regionally on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) and the Africa Regional Strategy for DRR and its Extended Programme of Action: 2006-2015. 

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12

Date: 

11/05/2015

Venue City: 

Yaounde

Venue Country: 

  • Cameroon

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24th Regional Training Course on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

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The fundamental principle of community-based disaster risk reduction (CBDRR) involves the development of bottom-up processes arising from the communities themselves. Development is based on the community's specific needs and its aspirations for safety, and appropriate actions to address these. In above context, ADPC realizes CBDRR is a significant principle to reduce the disaster risk.

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14

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101

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Date: 

20/07/2015 to 31/07/2015

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

1

Disaster Risk Reduction III

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40

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-4

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Date: 

11/05/2015 to 14/05/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 11/05/2015

Venue City: 

Madrid

Venue Country: 

  • Spain

Event Organisers: 

Centro de Estudios en Desastres y Emergencias

Language of event: 

1

Disaster Risk Reduction (RedR UK)

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What does the course cover?

Basic Disaster Management Terms and Concepts Hyogo Framework CBDRM Framework for DRR Introduction to HVCA Introduction to Community participatory tools and techniques

Training Target audience

INGO’s, NGO’s, CBO’s and Field Practitioners and Government Departments responsible for DRR

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52

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-0

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Date: 

24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 06/08/2015

Venue City: 

Greater London

Event Organisers: 

RedR UK

Language of event: 

1

Papua New Guinea: New commission for disaster risk reduction

2015 Tropical Cyclone Pam over Vanuatu seen by MODIS (Image: NASA)

The Government of Papua New Guinea will set up a disaster risk reduction body, as announced by the country's ambassador to Japan, Gabriel Dusava, at last week's World Disaster Risk Reduction Conference (WCDRR) in Sendai, Japan.

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Mon, 23/03/2015 - 10:10

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-6

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144
Mon, 03/23/2015

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WCDRR: A global partnership on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

One of the key outcomes of the working session was the announcement of a global partnership comprised of UNOOSA and 15 partners.

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER successfully co-organized a working session on

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WCDRR: Working session on Earth observation

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Mon, 16/03/2015 - 14:52

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38

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141
Mon, 03/16/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

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 Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) was kicked off today in Sendai, Japan.

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WCDRR opens in Sendai, Japan

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Sat, 14/03/2015 - 06:04

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38

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141
Sat, 03/14/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

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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48

longitude: 

19
Fri, 03/13/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

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 Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR15), prepared by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) was launched yesterday.

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Thu, 05/03/2015 - 10:52

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Thu, 03/05/2015

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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 Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), 50 million people in Turkey live in areas with earthquake risks. That is, two thirds of the country's population.

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 14:12

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0

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0
Fri, 02/20/2015

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