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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

Asian Development Bank publishes study on Intense Climate Disasters

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.

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Tue, 03/07/2012 - 09:50

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

G-Science statement calls to minimize effects of disasters

Leaders of the global science community have issued joint statements to the world leaders meeting at the 38th G-8 Summit that started today.

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Fri, 18/05/2012 - 08:45

The RIVAF project: Understanding Poverty Assessment through Disaster Impacts

UN calls for quicker responses to reduce impacts of disasters

 The UN reiterated calls on Tuesday for the world to respond quickly to current worldwide disasters and streamline efforts to tackle their inevitable impacts.

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Wed, 11/05/2011 - 11:51

The 7th EUREGEO Congress on European Regional Geoscientific Cartography and Information Systems

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12/06/2011 - 15/06/2011
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The importance of geosciences has increased steadily and rapidly over recent decades, with problems arising at local, regional, national, and international levels.


Copernicus GIO Emergency Mapping Service

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