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World Economic Forum publishes Global Risks Report 2014

World Economic Forum released the Global Risks 2014 Report

The World Economic Forum released its Global Risks 2014 Report.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 20/01/2014 - 16:12

5th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC Davos

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Davos
Basic Information
Date: 
24/08/2014 - 28/08/2014
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

Global Risk Forum Davos

Co-organisers: 

UNISDR

Language of event: 
English

 

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46.8001
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9.83089

Study follows up on EU approach to loss databases

Recording disaster losses: recommendations for a European approach

A new comprehensive study, published by the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC), outlines the path towards a standardized European approach to systematically record and manage disaster

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 17/01/2014 - 13:34
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50.8503
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4.35171

CEOS publishes GEOSS Architecture for the use of Satellites for Disasters and Risk Assessment

The Earth caught by NASA's satellites Terra and Aqua

The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Information Systems and Services (WGISS) recently published the

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 16/01/2014 - 14:00

Natural Disaster awareness for community leaders

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Southhampton, New York
Basic Information
Date: 
28/02/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

National Disaster Training Preparedness Center (NDPTC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
This course is intended for traditional community leaders, religious organizations, the business community, civic groups, elected leaders, emergency managers, and first responders.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

Community leaders have the responsibility and opportunity to enhance their

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40.8843
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-72.3895

Fifth International Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower Development in Asia

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Colombo
Basic Information
Date: 
11/03/2014 - 13/03/2014
Venue: 
Bandaranaike International Conference Hall
Venue Country: 
Sri Lanka
Event Organisers: 

The International Journal on Hydropower and Dams

Co-organisers: 

International Commission on Large Dams

International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

International Energy Agency

International Centre for Small Hydropower

Ceylon Eletricity Board

Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau

The Mahawali Authority of Sri Lanka

Ministry of Power and Energy

Sri Lanka Concention Bureau

Sri Lanka National Committee on Large Dams

Language of event: 
English

ASIA 2014 will include presentations and discussions on the opportunities, development targets, accomplishments and challenges of countries in the Asian region.

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6.92708
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79.8612

4th Meeting of the Global Flood Working Group at ECMWF

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Wed, 15/01/2014
Venue City: 
Reading
Basic Information
Date: 
04/03/2014 - 06/03/2014
Venue: 
ECMWF, Shinfield Park
Venue Country: 
United Kingdom
Event Organisers: 

Global Flood Working Group

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

Language of event: 
English

The Global Flood Working Group is a multi-disciplinary group of scientists, operational agencies and flood risk managers focused on developing efficient and effective global flood tools that can ad

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51.4543
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-0.97813

Second Meeting of the Global Network of Basins working on Climate Change Adaptation

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 03/02/2014
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
13/02/2014 - 14/02/2014
Venue: 
Palais des Nations
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Switzerland

Federal Environment Agency (BAFU), Switzerland

International Network of Basin Organizations

Language of event: 
English
UNECE world water day logo

The second meeting of the global network of basins working on climate change adaptation, which is organized in the framework of the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Water

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46.1984
longitude: 
6.1423

Training: Building Resilient Communities - Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sat, 19/04/2014
Venue City: 
Kathmandu
Basic Information
Date: 
21/05/2014 - 30/05/2014
Venue: 
Hotel Heritage in Bhaktapur Cultural City
Venue Country: 
Nepal
Event Organisers: 

International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Senior managers, development planners, facilitators, trainers, resource persons, and mentors who will benefit from learning the hows and ways forward in CMDRR.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Course participants are expected to arrive one day before the start of the course. IIRR reserves the right to cancel the course one month before its schedule if the required quorum is not met. This will be immediately conveyed to the applicants.

Training Tuition: 
1,800.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

Course fee covers meals and coffee breaks, double occupancy accomodation, course-related materials, field and agency visits, and airport transfers.

Additional Information: 

The course uses a participatory training approach. Short lectures are complemented by group exercises, case study analysis, plenary discussions and field visits to communities. The trainers are experienced IIRR professionals led by IIRR Asia’s Program Specialist for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Wilson Barbon. Professionals from Nepal will also co-facilitate the training program.

The Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction (CMDRR) approach builds people’s capacities to prevent and mitigate the impact of hazards of communities at risk.

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CAPRA CRISIS 2007 (WB, ISDR, CEPREDENAC)

Software type: 
Crowdsourcing/VGI
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
User friendly, Spanish available
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
atn
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
shp
File types: 
tsu
File types: 
xyz
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Earthquake
Hazard: 
Tsunami