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Fiji Disaster Management Office (NDMO)

The NDMO was established to facilitate, coordinate and manage national disaster risk reduction and disaster management activities to enhance the provisions of a safer and more secure Fiji.

African Risk Capacity: a new project for disaster management

The African Union recently established the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Secretariat, a specialized agency whose main goals are to reduce disaster risk to droughts, floods, earthquakes and cyclones;

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Tue, 07/08/2012 - 11:11

UNISDR reports on record-breaking year

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction looks back at an extremely successful year 2011.

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 16:37

4th International Conference on Geo-Information Technology for Natural Disaster Management - "Reduce Exposure to Reduce Risk"

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Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 15/07/2012
Venue City: 
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14/08/2012 - 15/08/2012
Hotel Galadari
Venue Country: 
Sri Lanka
Event Organisers: 

Asian Institute of Technology
Japan-Vietnam Geoinformatics Consortium (JVGC)
Geoinformatics International
Uva Wellassa University (UWU)
National University of Sciences and Technology
Association for Geoinformation Technology

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With the theme "Reduce Exposure to Reduce Risk", the two days GIT4NDM Conference will focus on the following topics:


Films for Disaster Risk Reduction

In the context of the 5th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) to take place in Indonesia in October, the Committee of the 5th AMCDRR 2012 plans to organize an Asian Fil

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Tue, 10/07/2012 - 08:33

63 countries renew commitment to disaster risk reduction

The World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction, organized by Japan and the United Nations, concluded today, calling for increased investment in disaster preparedness and recovery.

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Thu, 05/07/2012 - 10:34

Indonesia to host major conference on disasters in Asia

The Indonesian government will host the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in October as the region counts the cost of record-breaking disaster losses over the last year.

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Tue, 03/07/2012 - 09:45

Margareta Wahlström about disaster risk reduction

Disaster readiness is one of the seven key areas needing urgent attention that have been identified in the context of the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20).

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Thu, 21/06/2012 - 15:21

UN-SPIDER inaugurates international training course in India

On 9 April 2012 UN-SPIDER inaugurated the international training course “Space technology applications in Disaster Risk Reduction” organised at the Centre for Space Science Technology Education for

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Tue, 17/04/2012 - 08:38

Ban Ki-moon stresses importance of disaster risk reduction

In a thematic debate on disaster risk reduction, the United Nations General Assembly emphasized the importance of disaster risk reduction.

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Fri, 13/04/2012 - 08:38