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Online course on earthquake risk reduction

Basic Information
Date: 
14/11/2014 - 09/12/2014
Event Organisers: 

National Institute of Disaster Management of India

Co-organisers: 

World Bank

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Target audience:

 

Central and Local Government Officials
General Development Practitioners
Policy Makers
Students from Technical and Non Technical Institutions
Consultants
Researchers
Academicians from Training and Teaching Institutions
NGO Representatives
Community Dwellers etc.

Earthquakes are one of the most disastrous of natural hazards, coming without warning and affecting nations and peoples around the entire Pacific Rim, and from North Africa through the Balkans and

Radar Images: Sentinel-1A maps California earthquake

Napa Valley earthquake captured in an interferogram.

The European radar satellite Sentinel-1A has captured the rupture of the recent major earthquake in Napa Valley, California, USA. The quake on 24 August 2014 was the biggest one in 25 years.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 02/09/2014 - 14:30
latitude: 
38.4274
longitude: 
-122.394

China: International Charter activated for Earthquake in Yunnan Province

Earthquakes in 2009, the Yunnan province is an area prone to earthquakes

On 3 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC) in response to a 6.1 magnitude earthqua

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 04/08/2014 - 12:15
latitude: 
25.0458
longitude: 
102.71

10th national conference on earthquake engeneering

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Anchorage, Alaska
Basic Information
Date: 
21/07/2014 - 25/07/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Language of event: 
English

The Tenth U.S.

latitude: 
61.2181
longitude: 
-149.9

Building earthquake resilience through technology

Basic Information
Date: 
20/05/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

Emergency Visions

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Additional Information: 

Time: 2PM ET / 11AM PT

As we approach the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake,

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

Philippines: Sensors for Volcano and Earthquake Early Warning

Mayon Volcano in the Philippines in 2009

The Philippines is a country frequently affected by volcanic eruptions and seismic activities as it is located on the circum-Pacific seismic belt.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 17/03/2014 - 12:32
latitude: 
14.5995
longitude: 
120.984

Scientific data helps create seismic hazard maps

Fault lines in Los Angeles region , showing possible high risk seismic zones

The newly created Southern California Earthquake Center has build up a data base of the region’s seismographic nature in hope to prevent devastating events like in the 1989 San Francisco 6.7

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 17/01/2014 - 14:30
latitude: 
34.0522
longitude: 
-118.244

Report: Natural hazards in the USA in 2013

Satellite picture of the wild fire and Yosemite National Park.

A report released by CoreLogic, a US private analysis company, is offering a summary of the most si

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 06/01/2014 - 11:35
latitude: 
38.9072
longitude: 
-77.0365

Study: High risk for Earthquake and Tsunami in Caribbean

The shaking hazard from the scenario earthquake is limited to Guadeloupe.

USGS and French researchers studying the plate boundary in the Lesser Antilles region—the area where 20 of the 26 Caribbean islands are located—estimate that enough unreleased strain ma

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 26/12/2013 - 08:33
latitude: 
16.152
longitude: 
-61.5136