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Livable cities forum 2014

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Vancouver
Basic Information
Date: 
02/04/2014 - 04/04/2014
Venue: 
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Language of event: 
English

Set against the backdrop of the vibrant and pictu

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Russia: Disaster risk management a priority during G8 presidency

Disaster Risk Management is among the five priorities

The Head of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Margareta Wahlström, welcomed the Russian Federation’s declared intention to making the promotion of integrated disaster risk

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 28/01/2014 - 14:13
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Study follows up on EU approach to loss databases

Recording disaster losses: recommendations for a European approach

A new comprehensive study, published by the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), outlines the path towards a standardized European approach to systematically record and manage disaster

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 17/01/2014 - 13:34
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Fifth International Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower Development in Asia

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Colombo
Basic Information
Date: 
11/03/2014 - 13/03/2014
Venue: 
Bandaranaike International Conference Hall
Venue Country: 
Sri Lanka
Event Organisers: 

The International Journal on Hydropower and Dams

Co-organisers: 

International Commission on Large Dams

International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

International Energy Agency

International Centre for Small Hydropower

Ceylon Eletricity Board

Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau

The Mahawali Authority of Sri Lanka

Ministry of Power and Energy

Sri Lanka Concention Bureau

Sri Lanka National Committee on Large Dams

Language of event: 
English

ASIA 2014 will include presentations and discussions on the opportunities, development targets, accomplishments and challenges of countries in the Asian region.

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Regional Workshop on integral disaster risk management in Central America

Participants discussed recent advances, challenges and needs.

UN-SPIDER participated in the Regional Consultation and Awareness Raising Workshop on Integral Disaster Risk Management in Central America which took place in Panama City, Panama, from 26 to 28 Nov

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 02/12/2013 - 12:55
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ODI Report: Disaster Risk Management and Development

The ODI report analyzes the effects of disasters on various development sectors.

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has published a new report entitled "Disaster Risk Management in Post-2015 Development Goals".

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 25/04/2013 - 15:47

Post-2015 disaster risk reduction: The role of outer space

Satellites help to respond to disasters, emergencies and crisis.

In a recent article on their website, UNISDR, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, highlights the discussions revolving around the role of space-based information for the post-201

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 19/04/2013 - 10:45
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Toward Resilience: ECB publishes guide for Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) is an introductory resource for staff of development and humanitarian organizations working with peop

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 13/02/2013 - 10:05

UNISDR: Global Disaster Risk Assessment Report takes Shape

Work is entering the final stages on UNISDR's new edition of the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR13) which will appear in May this year.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 11/02/2013 - 11:34
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Disaster Risk Reduction: UN task team develops second Thematic Think Piece

The UN system task team on the post-2015 UN development agenda has developed their second Thematic Think Piece on Disaster Risk

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/01/2013 - 09:55
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