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National Hurricane Center: Decisive tools for storm surge preparedness

Forecast map of wind for Hurricane Arthur

Some days before Hurricane Arthur hit North Carolina coast on 4 July 2014, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) posted a forecast map on their web site, enhancing preparedness for the storm surge

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 16/07/2014 - 13:16
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25.7549
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First International Summit on Tornadoes and Climate Change

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Chania
Basic Information
Date: 
25/05/2014 - 30/05/2014
Venue: 
Minoa Palace Hotel
Venue Country: 
Greece
Event Organisers: 

Florida State University

Language of event: 
English

Societal interest in tornadoes has increased over the past few yea

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35.5138
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The 7th Spatial Sociocultural Knowledge

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Shrivenham
Basic Information
Date: 
09/06/2014 - 11/06/2014
Venue: 
Shrivenham campus
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Cranfield University

Language of event: 
English

Over the past six years, th

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51.6007
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-1.65675

World Conference on Disaster Management

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Toronto
Basic Information
Date: 
15/06/2014 - 18/06/2014
Venue: 
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

Business Continuity Institute Canada Chapter

DRI Canada

Disaster Recovery Information Exchange Toronto Chapter

International Association of Emergency Managers 

Ontario Association of Emergency Managers

Language of event: 
English

The World Conference on Disaster Management is an international event on disaster and emergency management taking place from 15 to 18 June 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

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43.6438
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-79.3868

US National Drought Mitigation Center

The National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought, stressing preparedness and risk management ra

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40.8288
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-96.6717

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.

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IFRC: Guidelines on Community Early Warning Systems

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has published a booklet with g

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 30/01/2013 - 08:07

FEMA provides online course catalogue on emergency management

The U.S.

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Mon, 03/09/2012 - 10:41

CATHALAC: Regional Landslide Risk Prediction Tool Developed for Mesoamerica

The Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), which also hosts a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, has recently developed an automated, online tool for pred

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 12/07/2012 - 11:26

Smart phones distribute disaster information

Following a Commonwealth grant to South Australia to improve preparedness for natural disasters, councils will be able to provide information to constituents via smart phones.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 23/02/2012 - 16:44
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