Natural Hazards

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.

The latest Polish alert system has been developed to warn people in crisis about storms, tornados, floods and other disasters, as well as to provide evacuation data such as maps, routes and instructional videos. 

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 11:54

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Mon, 11/17/2014

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Natural Hazarads and Extreme Events in the Baltic Sea Region

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One of the grand challenges of Baltic Earth, the new Earth System Science programme for the Baltic Sea region and successor to BALTEX, focuses on natural hazards and extreme events in the Baltic Sea region. Many natural hazards - storms, flooding, droughts, blizzards – are of hydrometeorological origin and can potentially be better understood and forecasted. The most devastating natural hazards are often caused by a combination of several factors.

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60

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25

Date: 

30/01/2014 to 31/01/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 10/01/2014

Venue: 

Dynamicum of Kampula Campus at University of Helsinki

Venue City: 

Helsinki

Event Organisers: 

Baltic Earth

Co-organisers: 

Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)

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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 significant disasters that struck the United States in 2013 and an analysis of the potential risks and changes in natural hazards that are expected in 2014 with regards to

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 06/01/2014 - 11:35

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39

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-77
Mon, 01/06/2014

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. The Global Climate Risk Index 2014 analyses to what extent the impacts of weather-related loss events have affected countries around the globe.

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Tue, 12/11/2013 - 14:50

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53

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13
Tue, 11/12/2013

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

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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 changing planet Earth activities influencing human population, ecosystem, and natural resources.

Date: 

06/12/2013 to 13/12/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 06/08/2013

Venue City: 

San Francisco

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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. Image and data fusion plays an important role in natural

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 13/06/2013 - 10:10

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Thu, 06/13/2013

Natural Hazards: Causes and Effects

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Course Summary:

Self study course

The topic of this course is :

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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.

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Additional Information: 

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

Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

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

The 4th Global Platform for

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 06/02/2013 - 14:29

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46

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6
Wed, 02/06/2013

Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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

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40

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105

Date: 

13/07/2013 to 16/07/2013

Venue City: 

Broomsfield, Colorado

Venue: 

Omni Interlocken Resort

Event Organisers: 

Natural Hazards Center

Co-organisers: 

University of Colorado at Boulder

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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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UN-SPIDER is one of the sponsor of the "International Workshop on Drought Monitoring, Assessing and Planning under

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40

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116

Date: 

04/06/2012 to 05/06/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 03/06/2012

Venue City: 

Beijing

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: 

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