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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.

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UNISDR: Economic losses from disasters keep rising

Natural Disasters in 2012

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) last week stated that for the first time in history the world has experienced three consecutive years where annual economic losses have exceeded $

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Thu, 21/03/2013 - 08:37
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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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Thu, 21/02/2013 - 11:48

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

Myanmar Fire Service Department

Fire is the most frequent disaster in Myanmar as on average approximately 900 cases are reported every year in Myanmar.

Dominican Republic National Emergency Commission (CNE)

The National Emergency Commission’s main goal is to ensure and appropriate response and management of disasters caused by floods, earthquakes, storms, hurricanes, fires, shortage, inadequate

Chilean National Office for Emergency (ONEMI)

The Chilean National Office for Emergency is part of the Ministry of Interior and Public Security. It is in charge of coordinating the National Civil Protection System.

Burkinabe General Directorate for Civil Protection (DGPC)

The General Directorate for Civil Protection of Burkina Faso is part of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization (MATS).

Nigeria: "Geographical mapping key to disaster management"

At the 47th Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Surveyors in Ilorin, Nigeria, Nigeria's Vice President, Muhammad Namadi Sambo said the Nigerian federal government would do everything possi

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Fri, 13/07/2012 - 09:46

EU ramps up budget for disaster preparedness

Millions of people from the world's most vulnerable and poorest communities will benefit from new disaster preparedness programmes funded from the European Commission's Disaster Preparedness Progra

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Fri, 13/07/2012 - 09:06