Syndicate content

Hyogo Framework

UN designates Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water

Han Seung-soo was appointed Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water.

On 19 December 2013, the United Nations appointed a Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water who will support the United Nations’ work on water related disaster risk reduction.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 24/12/2013 - 06:49

New global agreement on disaster risk expected in 2015

Mayor of Sendai City and UNISDR Chief present the Logo of the Conference

The General Assembly confirmed that the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in Sendai City, Japan from 14 to18 March 2015.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 12/12/2013 - 15:00
latitude: 
38.2682
longitude: 
140.869

Workshop: Disaster Risk Reduction in Emergencies

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
London
Basic Information
Date: 
03/02/2014 - 07/02/2014
Venue Country: 
UK
Event Organisers: 

RedR - United Kingdom

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
The course is designed to benefit field practitioner staff of INGOs, NGOs, CBOs and goverment department staff responsible for disaster risk reduction.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
540.00 GBP
Tuition Remarks: 

Course fees begin from 540 GBP and are based on a price banding system. The fees are inclusive of all training resources, lunch and refreshments

Additional Information: 

Registration will take place from 8.45 am on the first day.

Set amidst the context of global climate change and population growth, the number of natural and human-made emergencies every year has increased drastically in the past decade.

latitude: 
21.3069
longitude: 
-157.858

Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015

Director-General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Martin Dahi

Japan will host the world conference slated to be held next year at which countries will adopt the successor to the current global blueprint for disaster risk reduction efforts,  as announced

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 24/05/2013 - 11:29
latitude: 
38.2682
longitude: 
140.869

UNDP increases support for Disaster Reduction

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has announced its intention to double the overall support for disaster reduction over the next five years and adding five countries per year to the &

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Mon, 20/08/2012 - 14:05

Shanghai Disaster Risk Reduction Forum, Shanghai, 28-30 July 2010

Basic Information
Date: 
28/07/2010 - 30/07/2010

Among the Shanghai Expo 2010 "Better City, Better Life ", a forum focusing on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held. The Forum consists of an Exhibit and an international Conference.

latitude: 
31.2307
longitude: 
121.473