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Iran: UN encourages sharing of disaster information

UN humanitarian chief Valeria Amos stated that the UN favors information sharing

Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, in an interview with the Iranian Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA underscored the importance of sharing critical information

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Thu, 21/08/2014 - 12:13
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OOSA Director explores collaboration on Space issues in Geneva

OOSA's Director, Simonetta di Pippo, met with representatives

Dr.

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Mon, 30/06/2014 - 17:58
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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Kenya

OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies.

Typhoon Pablo: OCHA activates Crowdsourcing Community

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) activated the Digital Humanitarian Network (DHN) on December 5th to collect all relevant tweets about Typhoon Pablo pos

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 08:42

October 2011

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Thu, 10/11/2011

 

UN-SPIDER News

60 local, foreign experts to join UN course on disaster review

Some 60 local and foreign experts on disaster assessment will attend in Makati City from May 16 to 20 the country's first United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) refresher cours

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Mon, 16/05/2011 - 17:40

Asian Disaster Risk Reduction Partnerships

The World Bank (WB) and the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) strengthening cooperation and partnerships in the region for disaster risk reduction.

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Mon, 11/04/2011 - 12:32
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UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Maldives

Following the invitation from the Government of the Republic of Maldives, a Technical Advisory Mission to Maldives was carried out from 18 to 22 April 2010.

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Sun, 25/04/2010 - 11:23
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3.20278
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UN OCHA Sri Lanka recently launched new Map Atlas

OCHA is the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and one of its multiple mandates is the coordination of humanitarian response, policy development and humanitarian advocacy.

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Mon, 07/12/2009 - 13:09
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Cyclone "Fanele"

The following “flash” situational report has been prepared by the OCHA support mission to the Office of the Resident
Coordinator in Madagascar. It is largely based on the information provided by the National Office for Disasters and Risks
Management (BNGRC) of the Government of Madagascar as well as UN Agencies and NGOs.