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New regional warning system to serve Poland

Widespread flooding along the Vistula River in southeastern Poland

On January 2015, Poland will launch nationwide a regional warning system in order to broadcast information on natual hazards through digital technology.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 17/11/2014 - 11:54
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35.6895
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139.692

Natural Hazarads and Extreme Events in the Baltic Sea Region

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 10/01/2014
Venue City: 
Helsinki
Basic Information
Date: 
30/01/2014 - 31/01/2014
Venue: 
Dynamicum of Kampula Campus at University of Helsinki
Venue Country: 
Finnland
Event Organisers: 

Baltic Earth

Co-organisers: 

Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)

Language of event: 
English

One of the grand challenges of Baltic Earth, the new Earth System Science p

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60.1733
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24.941

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

New edition of Global Climate Risk Index

Climate Risk Index may serve as a red flag for the most vulnerable regions

In November 2013 Germanwatch published the 9th edition of the Global Climate Risk Index for which the most recent data available —from 1993 to 2012— were taken into account.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 12/11/2013 - 14:50
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52.5204
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13.3832

NH021. Remote Sensing of Land-Ocean-Atmosphere Coupling associated with Natural Hazards

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Tue, 06/08/2013
Venue City: 
San Francisco
Basic Information
Date: 
06/12/2013 - 13/12/2013
Venue Country: 
USA
Language of event: 
English

This session invites contributions from all geoscience communities dealing with remote sensing of Natural Hazards showing strong coupling between land-ocean-atmosphere processes responsible for cha

Call for papers: IJIDF Special Issue on Natural Disasters

The International Journal of Image and Data Fusion (IJIDF) is calling for papers for their new special issue on Natural Disasters.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 13/06/2013 - 10:10

Natural Hazards: Causes and Effects

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Basic Information
Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Designed for people involved in disaster management for natural disasters. It will benefit government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster/emergency management.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
230.00 USD
Additional Information: 

Students will learn 30 Prof. Dev. Hours (PDH) and 3 Continuing Education Units (CEU)

Course Summary:

Self study course

The topic of this course is :

4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction “Invest today for a Safer Tomorrow”

The 4th Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 19 to 23 May at the International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG).

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 06/02/2013 - 14:29
latitude: 
46.2201
longitude: 
6.13814

Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Broomsfield, Colorado
Basic Information
Date: 
13/07/2013 - 16/07/2013
Venue: 
Omni Interlocken Resort
Venue Country: 
United States
Event Organisers: 

Natural Hazards Center

Co-organisers: 

University of Colorado at Boulder

Language of event: 
English
Natural Hazards Center

Since 1975, the Natural Hazards Center has hosted the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop for 400 federal, state, and local emergency officials; representatives of nonprofit a

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39.9198
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105.117

International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 03/06/2012
Venue City: 
Beijing
Basic Information
Date: 
04/06/2012 - 05/06/2012
Venue: 
Beijing Normal University
Event Organisers: 

Beijing Normal University

Co-organisers: 

UN-SPIDER, U.S. National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC), International Center for Drought Risk Reduction (ICDRR) and University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Language of event: 
English

UN-SPIDER is one of the sponsor of the "International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under Global Climate Change" which will be held in June 3-5, 2012 in Beijing,

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39.9714
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116.326