The General Directorate for Civil Protection of Burkina Faso is part of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization (MATS).
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
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
The Asian Development Bank in its study "Intense Climate Disasters and Development in Asia-Pacific" stresses the great risk that Asian countries face in the context of climate related disasters.
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).
Leaders of the global science community have issued joint statements to the world leaders meeting at the 38th G-8 Summit that started today.
The UN reiterated calls on Tuesday for the world to respond quickly to current worldwide disasters and streamline efforts to tackle their inevitable impacts.
The importance of geosciences has increased steadily and rapidly over recent decades, with problems arising at local, regional, national, and international levels.
The Copernicus GIO Emergency Mapping Service (GIO EMS-Mapping) provides all actors involved in the management of disasters, man-made emergency situations and humanitarian crises, with timely and ac
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