early warning systems

Training Course on Early Warning Systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The training is aimed at helping participants and their respective organizations to design and implement Early Warning Systems (EWS). The course will help participants develop an EWS and risk management plans tailored to the needs of their respective organizations.

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37

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Date: 

24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 17/08/2015

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

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Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The workshop offers intensive training that will cover the fundamental concepts and tools for DRR.

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-1

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37

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

31/08/2015 to 04/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 24/08/2015

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre (Njema Court, Rhapta Road)

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

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Central American Expert Meeting on the use of space-based information in early warning systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Reconociendo el papel que tienen las aplicaciones satelitales en los sistemas de alerta temprana, el programa ONU-SPIDER de la Oficina para Asuntos del Espacio Ultraterrestre de las Naciones Unidas, CEPREDENAC y la Fundación Secure World de los Estados Unidos llevaron a cabo la Reunión Centroamericana de Expertos sobre el uso de información satelital en la gestión integral de riesgos y la alerta temprana en San Salvador, El Salvador, los días 31 de marzo y 1o de abril del 2014.  Dicha reunión congregó a 30 expertos de México, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicar

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-15

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28

Date: 

31/03/2014 to 01/04/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 31/03/2014

Venue: 

Holiday Inn Hotel, San Salvador, El Salvador

Venue City: 

San Salvador

Venue Country: 

  • El Salvador

Event Organisers: 

ONU-SPIDER, CEPREDENAC y FUNDACION SECURE WORLD

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1

India: Building a tsunami early warning system

Multitemporal composite of radar satellite imagery

India is building a tsunami early warning system in the South China Sea, which is likely to be operational in the next 10 months, as The Economic Times reported.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 17/10/2013 - 10:42

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29

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77
Thu, 10/17/2013

Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems: Final report now available

Over fifty space technology and disaster and risk management experts

The report for the UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on the use of space-based information for Early Warning Systems is now available.

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UN-SPIDER Bonn Expert Meeting: Report available

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 12/08/2013 - 16:37

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51

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7
Mon, 08/12/2013

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Space-based information for Early Warning System: UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting in Bonn

Participants of the UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems

On 26 June 2013, the UN-SPIDER Programme wrapped up a two-day expert meeting focusing on space-based applications in Early Warning Systems.

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Short title: 

Use of space technologies for early warning systems

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 26/06/2013 - 12:57

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51

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7
Wed, 06/26/2013

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Tsunami early warning systems in Indonesia pass the test

On 11 April 2012 a 8.6 magnitude earthquake occurred at 8.38 UTC, 437 km southwest of Banda Aceh in Indonesia and 33 km beneath the ocean floor, prompting a tsunami watch to be immediately issued for Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, Crozet Islands, Diego Garcia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Kerguelen Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Reunion, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 12/04/2012 - 08:18
Thu, 04/12/2012

Early warning systems offer best hope for disaster prevention

The earthquake and tsunami that struck the north-eastern coast of Japan on 11 March, was a tragedy for the thousands of people who lost their lives and livelihoods. From the photos and videos documenting the devastation, it would have been difficult to imagine a worse outcome. Yet, just after the

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 18:07

Satellites may improve flood warnings

Scientists are trialling the use of satellites to improve early warning systems but local weather watchers warn they won't prevent a repeat of the devastating floods that claimed lives last month.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 16/03/2011 - 11:13
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