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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/15: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

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Wed, 04/03/2015
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New UN-SPIDER Newsletter: Space Technologies for DRR

OpenQuake Platform launched to facilitate access to earthquake data

On 21 January 2015, the GEM Foundation published a web-based platform that enables access to a wide variety of sources on earthquakes.

The OpenQuake platform is the product an open source collaboration by over 300 experts across the world and it will enhance risk assessment and information-sharing with a broad community.

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Thu, 22/01/2015 - 11:36

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Integrating DRR and CCA: eLearning companion course on Toward Resilience - Principles in practice

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18/12/2014 to 18/01/2015

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Wed, 21/01/2015

Event Organisers: 

Cornerstone Foundation, Disaster Ready Initiative

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Emergency Capacity Building Project (ECB)

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Community Based DRR Online Course

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It is estimated that over 70% of all disasters are now related to extreme weather events. Because of this,

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13/01/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 09/03/2015

Event Organisers: 

Center for Sustainable Development (CSDi)

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Korean delegation visited the UN-SPIDER Bonn Office

Delegation of the Ministry of Public Safety and Security visits UN-SPIDER

On Friday 12 December 2014, a delegation from the Emergency

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Tue, 16/12/2014 - 11:02

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Viet Nam: UN-SPIDER Workshop on geospatial information concluded

Workshop participants engaged in a simulation exercise
Viet Nam's Vice Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Hoang Van Thang, inaugurated the workshop

From 10 to 15 November 2014, UN-SPIDER offered a workshop and a simulation exercise to about 100 participants from national institutions, NGOs, and international organizations in Viet Nam. The event was jointly organised with the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA). The Pacific

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Viet Nam: UN-SPIDER Workshop and Simulation

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Wed, 26/11/2014 - 15:03

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Mon, 11/17/2014

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UN-SPIDER attended Second Prepcom for WCDRR

Two representatives of UN-SPIDER attended the second Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom2) related to the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), scheduled to take place in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. PrepCom2 took place on 17 and 18 November in Geneva and served to approve the Conference programme of work and develop the draft post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.

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Preparations for WCDRR: PrepCom2 concluded

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Mon, 17/11/2014 - 12:04

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Conference "Public Awareness as a Cornerstone for Disaster Risk Reduction "

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Towards the anniversary of Spitak devastating earthquake, Ministry of

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03/12/2014 to 04/12/2014

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Yerevan

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"Elite Plaza" Business Center

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  • Armenia

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World Disaster Report 2014 launched by Red Cross Red Crescent

World Disasters Report 2014: Culture and Risk

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched its yearly World Disasters Report (WDR) on 28 October 2014, focusing on culture as a major factor for

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Wed, 29/10/2014 - 09:42

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World Risk Report 2014 published

The 2014 World Risk Report (WRR 2014) recently published by the United Nations University EHS Institute and the Alliance Development Works systematically considers a country’s

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Tue, 21/10/2014 - 14:37

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