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Disaster Risk Reduction: UN task team develops second Thematic Think Piece

The UN system task team on the post-2015 UN development agenda has developed their second Thematic Think Piece on Disaster Risk

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Fri, 11/01/2013 - 09:55
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Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The UN General Assembly confirmed that Japan will host the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015 when it passed its annual resolution yesterday on the International Strategy for

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Mon, 10/12/2012 - 16:26

Philippine Conference stresses importance of GIS for disaster risk reduction

The recently- conducted GIS 8 Network 6th Conference and 14th Regional Assembly underscored the benefits of optimizing the use of geospatial information in support to disaster risk reduction and ma

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Tue, 27/11/2012 - 08:38

Disaster Risk Reduction: UN to develop an action plan

A major initiative to develop a UN strategic plan of action for disaster risk reduction and resilience got underway on 19 November 2012 at UNESCO HQ as representatives from 20 UN agencies and progr

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Fri, 23/11/2012 - 12:06

PreventionWeb turns five

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction today marks the 5th anniversary of the launch of PreventionWeb which is now used by 55,000 unique visitors every month as a common platform for

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Fri, 16/11/2012 - 12:17

UN: Asia-Pacific suffering 80 percent of global losses due to disasters

The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report (APDR) 2012 found that, from 1970 to 2010, the average number of people at risk from yearly flooding in Asia-Pacific more than doubled from 29.5 million to 63.8 mi

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Tue, 23/10/2012 - 14:43

AMCDRR 2012: Asian Ministers discuss Disaster Risk Reduction

More than 1,200 participants including 49 Government Ministers and high level delegates from Asia will meet on Tuesday, 23th of October in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, at the Fifth Asian Ministerial Con

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Mon, 22/10/2012 - 11:10

Don’t fail to prepare: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 01/05/2013
Venue City: 
Geneva
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Date: 
19/05/2013 - 23/05/2013
Venue: 
International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, ISDR

Language of event: 
English

The Fourth Session of the Global Platform “Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow” comes at a time when there is unprecedented international momentum to reduce disaster risk and build resilience in our com

Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction announced

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) invites all disaster risk reduction stakeholders to participate in the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reducti

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Thu, 30/08/2012 - 16:21