Environment

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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Date: 

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

Language of event: 

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Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

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In a world where both natural and man-made disasters are affecting us with alarming frequency, the concepts of

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25

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25/05/2015 to 27/05/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 15/05/2015

Venue City: 

Dubai

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MDF Asia training centre

Venue Country: 

  • UAE

Event Organisers: 

MDF Training and Consultancy (MDF)

Language of event: 

1

Post-graduate modules in Disaster Risk Reduction

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The University of Ghana offers two semester-long Post-graduate modules in

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Date: 

01/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue City: 

Accra

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Department of Geography and Resource Development, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana

Venue Country: 

  • Ghana

Event Organisers: 

University of Ghana (UG)

Language of event: 

1

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate

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Disasters are increasing worldwide. Population growth, environmental degradation and climate change will likely exacerbate

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Date: 

12/01/2015 to 30/03/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

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Event Organisers: 

United Nations Environment Programme - Headquarters (UNEP)

Co-organisers: 

Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD); Cologne University of Applied Sciences (CUAS)

Language of event: 

1

Mongolia National Agency for Meteorology and Environmental Monitoring (NEMHEM)

NAMHEM’s main activity is weather forecasting. The agency receives data from the National Center for Remote Sensing and FY-2 satellites from China. There are 21 provincial offices; each province has a NAMHEM bureau. The information is centralized at NAMHEM and dispatched to other offices.

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48

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Burkinabe Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development

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12

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Algerian Space Agency tracks land use change with Alsat-2A

Diachronic analysis of urban and environmental development of El Kala, Algeria.

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Algeria, the Algerian Space Agency, has recently published the results of bi-phase satellite observations on the towns of El Tarf and El Kala and their surroundings. The goal was to monitor urban sprawl and land use changes that might impact on the environment.

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Mon, 30/06/2014 - 09:25

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Mon, 06/30/2014

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El Salvador Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN)

El Salvador's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) has the mandate to be the head of the national environmental management in El Salvador: It is a respected institution that vigorously promotes civic culture of environmental risk reduction and works for the environmental

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14

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Facilitating community managed disaster risk reduction

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The global climate system is undergoing constant change leading to evident climatic patterns. Over 40% of the population in the horn of Africa lives in drought-prone arid and semi-arid areas. Most African countries prone to drought continue to experience widespread challenges like: high precipitation, floods, conflicts, HIV/AIDS, diseases, epidemics, and environmental degradation.

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Date: 

10/06/2014 to 20/06/2014

Venue City: 

Diredawa

Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction 

Language of event: 

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TERENO International Conference 2014 From observation to prediction in terrestrial systems

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Climate and land use change are key factors influencing the terrestial hydrological system which need to be managed by society in the coming decades. These changes act and provoke system reactions on different spatial and temporal scales, which result in immense challenges for invironmental and hydrological research. Terrestial environmental research has to tackle these challenges.

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51

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Date: 

29/09/2014 to 02/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 16/09/2014

Venue: 

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Venue City: 

Bonn

Event Organisers: 

TERENO

Jülich Forschungszentrum

Language of event: 

1

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