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Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Basic Information
Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Designed for people involved in disaster management for natural disasters. It will benefit government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster/emergency management
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
225.00 USD
Additional Information: 

By participating in this course, you will earn 25 Professional Development Hours (PDH) and 2.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Course Summary:

Self study course

The topics of the course are:

UN: Disaster Management paramount for post-2015 agenda

severity and economic losses of disasters continue to increase across the globe

As the frequency, severity and economic losses of disasters continue to increase across the globe,  the United Nations’ first-ever global champion for disaster risk reduction, Indonesi

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 26/02/2013 - 10:33
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-6.21154
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106.845

Toward Resilience: ECB publishes guide for Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) is an introductory resource for staff of development and humanitarian organizations working with peop

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 13/02/2013 - 10:05

UNISDR: Global Disaster Risk Assessment Report takes Shape

Work is entering the final stages on UNISDR's new edition of the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR13) which will appear in May this year.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 11/02/2013 - 11:34
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46.2253
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6.13788

Fourth Africa regional platform for disaster risk reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Arusha
Basic Information
Date: 
13/02/2013 - 15/02/2013
Venue: 
Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge
Venue Country: 
Tanzania
Event Organisers: 

Africa Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Language of event: 
English

The AUC in collaboration with the UNISDR have organized the 4th Africa Regional Platform for DRR, planned to take place in Arusha Tanzania from 13 to 15 February alongside the 5th Africa drought Ad

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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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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 09:55
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46.2266
longitude: 
6.14043

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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Publishing Date: 
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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Publishing Date: 
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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Publishing Date: 
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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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 16/11/2012 - 12:17