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Workshop on Climate Impact and Loss data for Europe Berlin

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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16/12/2015 to 17/12/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 04/12/2015

Venue City: 

Berlin

Venue: 

Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, BBAW, Jägerstraße 22/23, 10117 Berlin

Venue Country: 

  • Germany

Event Organisers: 

Joint Programming Initiative on Climate 

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The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2015 - Disasters without Borders

Asia-Pacific is the most disaster-prone region of the world (Image: UN).

This year’s Asia Pacific

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Mon, 02/11/2015 - 13:17

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14

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101
Mon, 11/02/2015

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Satellite operators sign Crisis Connectivity Charter at the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation

Stephen O’Brien says that satellite communications are the only technology immune to natural disasters (Image: UN Geneva).

On 14 October at the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation in Geneva, the

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Satellite operators sign Crisis Connectivity Charter at the World Humanitarian Summit Global Consultation

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Fri, 16/10/2015 - 12:11

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NASA: New robotic technology to fuel and fix orbiting satellites

The Remote Robotic Oxidizer Transfer Test, or RROxiTT

NASA's Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office (SSCO) at Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, in partnership with the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida, wants to create a robotic gas station in space to service with fuel the thousands of satellites currently orbiting Earth.

This would increase life expectancy of many satellites by puting off costly launches and slowing the rate of needed material sent into space.

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Wed, 30/07/2014 - 11:24

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Humanitarian Open Street Map Team launches Tasking Manager V2

A map of Cameroon with the new version of Tasking Manager

In mid-July 2014, the Humanitarian Open Street Map team (HOT) launched a new Version 2 update to their Tasking Manager. This tool makes it even easier for people to contribute to the maps, giving them access to project descriptions on recent humanitarian mapping work, and to join in with the mapping by taking a task.

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Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:44

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41

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Tue, 07/22/2014

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KazEOSat-2: Second Kazakh Earth Observation Satellite is in orbit

KazEOSat-2 will also support disaster management

Kazakhstan successfully launched its second Earth Observation Satellite KazEOSat-2 on 20 June 2014 from Yasni launch base, Russia.

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Mon, 23/06/2014 - 12:16

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48

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Mon, 06/23/2014

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National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO)

In the 1980's, it was observed that the number of disasters and their impacts were increasing world - wide. This situation alarmed the United Nations Organisation, which held various conferences on the issue, leading to the U N Declaration GAD 44/236 of 1989 declaring the 1990's (1990 - 1999) as the International Decade for Natural

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UNISDR: Economic losses from disasters keep rising

Natural Disasters in 2012

The UN Office for

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Thu, 21/03/2013 - 08:37

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46

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Thu, 03/21/2013

USGS: Earthquakes will have higher impact

Earthquake Destruction in Pakistan

A new study by two USGS earthquake experts suggests that there will be more individual earthquakes with very large death tolls as well as more people dying during earthquakes than ever before.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 21/02/2013 - 11:48
Thu, 02/21/2013

Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The UN General Assembly confirmed that Japan will host the Third World Conference on

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 10/12/2012 - 16:26

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Mon, 12/10/2012

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