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NOAA: 15.9 million USD for coastal resilience projects

Sea Grant programs Map

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will ensure 15.9 million US dollars to a variety of programmes aimed at increasing resilience for coastal communities in the United States

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Tue, 04/11/2014 - 10:52

EU launches INCREO project: Earth Observation for civil protection and disaster management

Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation

The Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation (INCREO) project brings together earth observation data gathered through EU's Copernicus programme and makes it available for emergency servi

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Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:40

Disaster Resilience Journal: 42 Days of Disaster Resilience

For 42 days, the journal will present compelling stories about resilient people

Since 22 September 2014, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the European Commission have been publishing daily stories of resilient people around the gl

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Tue, 30/09/2014 - 13:54

UNISDR and Esri call for apps for resilience

Developers have until Wednesday 27 August to submit their apps

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the GIS technology company Esri are calling for application for their recently launched

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Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:01

USGS releases new national seismic maps

Seismic Hazard Map of the US released in 2014 by USGS

On 17 July 2014, USGS released several Updated National Seismic Hazard Maps, accompanied w

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Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:01
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Code for Resilience: Innovative Apps for Disaster Risk Reduction

Screenshot of an App presented: Siaga Banjir (Jakarta Flood Alert)

Code for Resilience is a global initiative in which, during a year-long period, technologists have been developing mobile applications to increase th

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Mon, 14/07/2014 - 16:03
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Africa: Joint statement on post-2015 Disaster Risk Reduction

Africa is the first region in the world to agree on recommendations for DRR

Africa is the first region to agree on a set of recommendations for the new UN global agreement on reducing disaster risk. At the closing day of the fifth Region

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Mon, 19/05/2014 - 14:00
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UNISDR and Esri partner up to map disaster risk

resilient village was built in Bangladesh after Cyclone hit the coast

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) will collaborate with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology provider Esri to make local communities more resilient.&nbsp

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Tue, 06/05/2014 - 10:33
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Afghanistan: International Charter activated due to floods

satellite images to track flooding in Afghanistan

The International Charter: Space and Major Disaster was activated on 29 April 2014 by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA.

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Fri, 02/05/2014 - 10:16
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Dubai Sat-2 is operational

satellite image of Dubai

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) of the United Arab Emirates announced that their DubaiSat-2 Earth Observation satellite is in orbit and fully operational.

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Fri, 25/04/2014 - 10:33
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