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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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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.

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Mon, 11/02/2013 - 11:34
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Fourth Africa regional platform for disaster risk reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Arusha
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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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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