Recognizing the importance of space-based information for disaster risk reduction, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Japan Aerospace Explora
On 19 and 20 September 2014, UN-SPIDER hosted a joint workshop with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Tohoku University, International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) on the
From 14 to 16 September 2014, 19 Arab States met in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States is currently being held in Samoa.
On 24 August 2014, the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 started in Davos, Switzerland.
The Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) was developed to guide efforts on disaster-risk reduction in the period between 2005 and 2015.
The United Nations designated the period of 1990-1999 as the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR).
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 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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