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Outcomes of the United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting 2014 (Planet@Risk)

Issue Date: 
Fri, 01/08/2014

Discussing Disaster Risk: 5th International Disaster Risk Conference in Davos

Over 1000 participants are gathering in Davos for IDRC 2014 to discuss disaster

On 24 August 2014, the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 started in Davos, Switzerland.

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Wed, 27/08/2014 - 10:31
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The Post-2015 Disaster-Risk Reduction Process

The Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) was developed to guide efforts on disaster-risk reduction in the period between 2005 and 2015.

The UN and Disaster Risk Management

The United Nations designated the period of 1990-1999 as the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR).

Disaster Risk Management

When an event such as an flood or a tsunami strikes a community triggering the destruction or damage of infrastructure, it is manifesting the fact that such infrastructure is vulnerable, i.e.

UN-SPIDER organizes pre-event to AMCDRR

The pre-conference event highlighted the usefulness of space technologies

UN-SPIDER and World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) successfully organized a pre-conference event of the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Red

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Mon, 23/06/2014 - 09:33
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Technical Advisory Mission to Bhutan successfully concluded

Participants of the workshop carried out during the Technical Advisory Mission
Technical Advisory Mission team

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Bhutan from 2 to 6 June 2014.

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Mon, 16/06/2014 - 09:26
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UN-SPIDER participates in International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance

UN-SPIDER's Shirish Ravan during his presentation

On 8 and 9 May 2014, UN-SPIDER participated in the International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance in Beijing.

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Wed, 14/05/2014 - 16:23
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Announcement: Pre-conference event by UN-SPIDER and GFDRR at 6th AMCDRR

UN-SPIDER and GFDRR will organize a pre-conference event at the 6th AMCDRR

UN-SPIDER invites participants of 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Bangkok to attend the pre-conference event organised by the UN-SPIDER and the World Bank's

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Wed, 30/04/2014 - 11:17
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UN-SPIDER participated in ISDR Asia Platform

Participants of the ISDR Asia Platform (IAP) meeting in Bangkok

UN-SPIDER participated in the first ISDR Asia Platform (IAP) meeting of 2014, which was hosted in Bangkok, Thailand, from 22 to 24 April 2014.

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Wed, 30/04/2014 - 10:36
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