Early Warning

Trimble India: New instrument for earthquake and volcano early warning

Trimble India's new instrument can help prepare for volcanic eruptions

The private company Trimble India developed a new instrument for improved earthquake early warning and volcano monitoring.

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Thu, 19/02/2015 - 14:15

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UNOOSA presents WCDRR efforts to COPUOS STSC

Disasters such as floods affect thousands of people every year. Space-based information can help manage disaster risks.

UNOOSA presented its efforts related to the upcoming World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) during the fifty-second session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of COPUOS. The office presented its relevant activities during a symposium organised by Japan on the sidelines of STSC as well as in front of the plenary.

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UN-SPIDER presents WCDRR efforts to COPUOS STSC

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Fri, 13/02/2015 - 15:40

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3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management

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Floods cause distress and damage wherever they happen and flooding from rivers, estuaries and the sea threatens many millions of people in Europe. Insurance losses from flooding have increased significantly since 1990 and flood management in Europe is changing with a move from flood protection and defence to comprehensive flood risk management.

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16/10/2016 to 21/10/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 06/02/2015

Venue: 

Centre des Congrès

Venue City: 

Lyon

Venue Country: 

  • France

Event Organisers: 

Deltares

Co-organisers: 

HR Wallingford, irstea

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4th Regional Training Course On End-To-End Multi Hazards Early Warning Systems

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Date: 

08/06/2015 to 12/06/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand/Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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UNESCO-IOC: Sharing Sea Level Data for Tsunami Warnings via Satellites

Sea Level Station installed by IOC in December 2013 in Jacmel, Haiti

It is well known: no single country can develop a basin-wide tsunami warning system. Therefore, the United Nations plays a major role in coordinating regional tsunami warning systems, and in ensuring that national capacities are strengthened to prepare for and cope with tsunamis.

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EU-funded projects support better flood warning

Visualisation 3D Science Park Amsterdam by UrbanFlood

Three projects funded by the European Union aim to support faster and more accurate flood warnings. The researchers behind Imprints, WeSenseIt and UrbanFlood have developed unique forecasting and alert systems to warn communities of impending floods.

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Mon, 01/09/2014 - 14:39
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ISCRAM-Asia 2014: 10 years of post-tsunami recovery - the role of ICTs in building disaster resilience

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ISCRAM-Asia 2014 conference is anchored on the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami 10th (IOTX) Year Anniversary Convention. The six-day long IOTX event comprises a combination of expert and technical workshops, a public lecture, and this conference. IOTX events are free for ISCRAM-ASIA-2014 conference participants.

A list of IOTX events:

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20/06/2014 to 21/06/2014

Venue City: 

Colombo

Event Organisers: 

International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management 

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9th International Conference on Risk Analysis and Hazard Mitigation

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The analysis and management of risk and the mitigation of hazards is of fundamental importance to planners and researchers around the world. We live in an increasingly complex society with the potential for disasters on a worldwide scale.

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04/06/2014 to 06/06/2014

Venue City: 

New Forest

Event Organisers: 

Wessex Institute of Technology

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World Landslide Forum 3

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World landslide forum 3 aims to provide an information and academic exchange platform for landslides researchers and practitioners. It creates an opportunity to promote worldwide cooperation and to share new theories, technologies and methods in the fields of landslide survey/investigation, monitoring, early warning,

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40

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Date: 

02/06/2014 to 06/06/2014

Venue City: 

Beijing

Venue: 

China National Convention Center

Event Organisers: 

China Geological Survey

International Consortium of Landslides

Language of event: 

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Flood Risk Management

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This course introduces the participants to the state-of-the-art concepts and practices of flood risk management. It covers the European experience in managing floods and stresses in the use of the latest tools in flood risk management.

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The course will introduce the basic concepts of flood risk management and the latest tools and techniques available in managing flood risk. Specific contents are:

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The course is designed for current and future water professionals (engineers and scientists), decision-makers and others involved in flood modelling and flood management, particularly those who would like to be familiarise with the latest tools and techniques in flood risk management. Pre-requisites are knowledge about hydrology and hydraulics; some experiences with flood modelling/management is desirable but it is not a must.

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Date: 

10/06/2014 to 27/06/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 10/05/2014

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE

Insitute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)

Language of event: 

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