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The UN and Disaster Management

Recognizing the need to contribute to disaster response and recovery efforts, the United Nations established in 1971 its own mechanism to provide international assistance to governments when such g

Humanitarian Open Street Map Team launches Tasking Manager V2

A map of Cameroon with the new version of Tasking Manager

In mid-July 2014, the Humanitarian Open Street Map team (HOT) launched a new Version 2 update to their Tasking Manager

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:44
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-73.5206

EU-Civil Protection Unit deployed in Haiti

The death toll from the 12 January 2010earthquake in Haiti stands at over 220,000 people. 1.3 million have been displaced by the earthquake.

Dominican Republic National Emergency Commission (CNE)

The National Emergency Commission’s main goal is to ensure and appropriate response and management of disasters caused by floods, earthquakes, storms, hurricanes, fires, shortage, inadequate

TIEMS 18th Annual Conference 2011

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bucharest
Basic Information
Date: 
07/06/2011 - 10/06/2011
Venue Country: 
Romania
Language of event: 
English

The aim of the 18th annual conference of the International Emergency Management Society is to improve preparedness and mitigation, to prevent disasters and to ensure that the response and recovery

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Ground receiving station to monitor disaster

Bidding for the construction of two ground receiver stations will be opened soon by Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory, quoted Mail & Guardian.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 03/09/2009 - 17:55

GIS and Risk Reducion: The Case of Jamaica

Jamaica, based on its geographic location, topography and geology has experienced many natural hazards that oblige the government to generate new strategies to  prevent those events from becom

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 21/08/2009 - 23:50
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17.9927
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-76.792