Early Warning

IRSTEA to test SIGNALERT App during forest fires in France

Screenshot of SIGNALERT App to download in Google Play (Image: Google Play)

The unit Mediterranean Ecosystems and Risks (EMAX) of the National Institute for Science Research and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA) will start testing the free smartphone app SIGNALERT, developed by the homonym start-up, that allows citizens to report about natural disasters.

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Wed, 22/07/2015 - 15:37

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6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management

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The conference will build on opportunities through science and technology to address current issues and reduce risks for future generations. The conference would discuss the linkages among governance issues, decision making and

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28/10/2015 to 30/10/2015

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Sat, 15/08/2015

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SCOPE Convention Centre, 7 Lodhi Road New Delhi, 110003

Venue City: 

New Delhi

Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology

International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM)

Co-organisers: 

International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria 

Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Japan

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Training Course on Emergency Planning Management

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This course blends academic study with experiential learning of best practice to teach you about

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10/08/2015 to 14/08/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 03/08/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre (Njema Court)

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

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UN-SPIDER supports UNESCO-IOC workshop on coastal hazard assessment

The workshop is focusing on coastal hazard assessment

Today, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO) opened their training workshop "Coastal

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Tue, 02/06/2015 - 10:59

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Training Course on the Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

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37

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Date: 

08/06/2015 to 12/06/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 01/06/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

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Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

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37

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Date: 

08/06/2015 to 12/06/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 01/06/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

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Saarc on the way to implement a disaster monitoring system

The new agreement is aimed to provide assistance to all Saarc member states affected by disasters (Image: Krish Dulal)

An agreement signed by all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) states (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan and India) is underway to promote a rapid response to natural disasters.

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Wed, 29/04/2015 - 14:11

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Study to test smartphones as earthquake early warning

Smartphones can detect ground motion and warn others before strong shaking arrives (Image: NASA/Emiliano Rodriguez Nuesch)

A study led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has shown smartphones and other personal electronic devices could be used as early warning systems for large earthquakes.

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Wed, 15/04/2015 - 14:12

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Using GPS data to characterize earthquake fault lines

Satellite radar image of the magnitude 6.0 South Napa earthquake (Image: ESA)

The University of Iowa, in cooperation with the United States Geological Survey (USGS), published a study on how GPS and satellite data can be used in real-time to describe a fault line of an earthquake within one day.

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Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:33

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UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER contributes to Early Warning Session at WCDRR

Panel of the WCDRR working session on early warning

Experts of UN-SPIDER as well as UNOOSA's director Simonetta Di Pippo have co-organized and contributed to a working group on early warning during the Third UN World Conference on

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Mon, 16/03/2015 - 10:55

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