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Chile: International Charter activated due to tsunami

Satellite image of flooding in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 02 April 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for the tsunami event on the northern coas

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:36
latitude: 
-35.6751
longitude: 
-71.543

AIWEST-DR 2014 Annual International Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster and Recovery

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 15/08/2014
Venue City: 
Banda Aceh
Basic Information
Date: 
22/10/2014 - 24/10/2014
Venue Country: 
Indonesia
Event Organisers: 

Syiah Kuala University

Language of event: 
English

latitude: 
5.55
longitude: 
95.3167

Indonesia: Launch of advanced disaster monitoring system

Fires in Sumatra, Indonesia in March 2014 seen from Space.

Indonesia recently launched InAWARE, an advanced hazard early warning and monitoring system in order to enhance its emergency response capacities.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 01/04/2014 - 12:09
latitude: 
-6.20876
longitude: 
106.846

El Salvador: UN-SPIDER and partners conduct Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems

Participants of the Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems in El Salvador

On 31 March and 1 April 2014, UN-SPIDER, the Central American Coordination Centre for Natural Disaster Prevention (CEPREDENAC) and Secure World Foundation joined forces to conduct an expert meeting

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 01/04/2014 - 09:44
latitude: 
-15.4082
longitude: 
28.2872

Online certificate course on mainstreaming gender into community based disaster risk management

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 31/03/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
02/04/2014 - 23/05/2014
Venue Country: 
Nigeria
Event Organisers: 

Human Rights and Justice Group International (HRJGI)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This course aims at project staff, advisers, volunteers, women activist, humanitarian workers, disaster risk managers, gender desk officers and consultants, involved in facilitating integration of non discriminatory behaviour and equality between men and women. Candidates should have a good written command of English language and good competence and comfort with computer and internet use.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

This is an online course, so you'll need to have a computer with an Internet connection, and you'll need a web-browser (you can use IE or FireFox). All the course materials you'll need to complete this course are provided in the course modules. You will not need to purchase any additional materials, resources, or books. You will also have the opportunity of experiencing the best online training platform.

Tuition Remarks: 

US$300. There is a limited amount of partial scholarships available for this course for applicants from developing countries, based on financial need.

The Hyogo Framework for Action, the global roadmap for disaster ri

GPS: New technique to improve weather models

hurricane Sandy from Space

A new technique for using GPS data developed by a team of researchers led by geophysicist Jennifer Haase from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego could enhance hurricanes and st

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 19/03/2014 - 10:31
latitude: 
32.7153
longitude: 
-117.157

UN-SPIDER participates in 13th ASEAN Regional Forum Inter-Sessional Meeting on Disaster Relief

UN-SPIDER, represented through Mr.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/03/2014 - 10:20
latitude: 
30.5723
longitude: 
104.067

DAWBEE satellite nowcasting applications workshop

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Darmstadt
Basic Information
Date: 
17/03/2014 - 21/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Language of event: 
English

UNISDR and WMO started in May 2012 the joint implementation of the

latitude: 
49.8776
longitude: 
8.65176

World weather open science conference

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 22/05/2014
Venue City: 
Montreal
Basic Information
Date: 
16/08/2014 - 21/08/2014
Venue: 
Palais des congrès de Montréal
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

Environment Canada (EC), Canada - gov

International Council for Science (ICSU)

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

 

Language of event: 
English

This ground-breaking conference will bring together the entire weather science and user commun

latitude: 
45.5087
longitude: 
-73.554

Mongolia: Space Technologies for drought and dzud monitoring and early warning

Satellite image of deserts in Mongolia

Recognizing the socioeconomic and humanitarian effects of drought in the Asia-Pacific region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) initiated the Region

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:25
latitude: 
46.8625
longitude: 
103.847