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Earth Observation of night time lights for flood risk management

River Nile and its Delta hosting two of the biggest cities in Egypt

Flood is one of the most common geohazards, which also costs most devastation to society.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 19/03/2014 - 15:10
latitude: 
44.4949
longitude: 
11.3426

New directions in post-disaster: Livelihoods, resilience and sustainablitiy

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Neipu
Basic Information
Date: 
09/06/2014 - 12/06/2014
Venue: 
Conference Hall, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology
Venue Country: 
Taïwan (province of China)
Event Organisers: 

Australian National University (ANU)

Co-organisers: 

Australian Research Council (ARC)

China - government, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan

National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (NPUST)

University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Language of event: 
English

This conference is taking place at a time when at

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22.65
longitude: 
120.588

Livable cities forum 2014

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Vancouver
Basic Information
Date: 
02/04/2014 - 04/04/2014
Venue: 
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Venue Country: 
Canada
Event Organisers: 

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Language of event: 
English

Set against the backdrop of the vibrant and pictu

latitude: 
49.2612
longitude: 
-123.114

Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Sendai
Basic Information
Date: 
14/03/2015 - 18/03/2015
Venue Country: 
Japan
Event Organisers: 

UNISDR

Language of event: 
English

latitude: 
38.2682
longitude: 
140.869

Philippines: Government develops disaster early warning system

Satellite image shows floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines has developed an early warning system in order to keep the public informed of possible storm surges floods or landslides.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 06/02/2014 - 13:41
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

Simulation: Damages from Climate Change-related Coastal Flooding could rise

Satellite image of coastal flooding

A study conducted by the Berlin-based think-tank Global Climate Forum (GCF) with the support of the University of Southampton includes a comprehensive global simulation result on future flood damag

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 05/02/2014 - 13:03
latitude: 
31.2304
longitude: 
121.474

Latin American parliament sets focus for resilience laws

Floods in Bolivia seen from Space

Latin America is moving ahead on integrating Disaster Risk Reduction strategy into national development policy instrument and poverty reduction strategies.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/02/2014 - 10:37
latitude: 
-4.44204
longitude: 
-61.3269

High level panel discusses useful data for disaster risks

Earth image taken by NASA satellite

The participants in the high-level panel “Perspectives on the Value of 

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 21/01/2014 - 13:15
latitude: 
46.1984
longitude: 
6.1423

Training course on disaster resilience leadership

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Ho, Volta Region
Basic Information
Date: 
09/02/2014 - 15/02/2014
Venue: 
University of Health and Allied Sciences
Venue Country: 
Ghana
Event Organisers: 

University of Health and Allied Sciences, Strengthening Leadership in Disaster Resilience Program (SLDRP) (UHAS)

Co-organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, Tulane University (DRLA)

Makerere University (MAK)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
Applicants should have: A bachelors degree Worked in an NGO in the field of disaster risk management and disaster risk reduction Worked in a job as Chief Director/Director or Senior officer in a critical national disaster institution Worked in a the media/private sector position that is closely linked to disaster response or disaster risk reduction Must have more than four years of work ahead of him before retirement
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Tuition Remarks: 

The course tuition, full board accommodation and reasonable transportation costs to and from the hotel venue would be covered by the University of Health and Allied Sciences and its foremost partner Tulane University.

Theme: 'Resilient leadership is critical to building effective disaster

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6.59978
longitude: 
0.471394

International Conference towards Climate adapted and resilient regions (CLARR 2014)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 10/02/2014
Venue City: 
Bremen
Basic Information
Date: 
24/02/2014 - 25/02/2014
Venue: 
Old Town Hall Bremen, House of Science
Venue Country: 
Germany
Event Organisers: 

Nordwest2050

Language of event: 
English

Dealing with climate change impacts is one of the great challenges of

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53.0793
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8.80169