UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER and many partners from the Space, the Earth observations and the Civil Protection communities, and from the regional and international organizations have been working together sinc
On 24 August 2014, the 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC 2014 started in Davos, Switzerland.
The Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) was developed to guide efforts on disaster-risk reduction in the period between 2005 and 2015.
On 14 and 15 July 2014, Member States and major groups convened in Geneva, Switzerland for the First Session of the Preparatory Committee of Third United Nations Wor
UN-SPIDER participated in the first ISDR Asia Platform (IAP) meeting of 2014, which was hosted in Bangkok, Thailand, from 22 to 24 April 2014.
UN-SPIDER is pleased to announce its United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information for flood and drought risk reduction scheduled to take place in Bonn, Germany, on 5
The UN General Assembly confirmed that Japan will host the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015 when it passed its annual resolution yesterday on the International Strategy for
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