risk reduction

UN-SPIDER attended Second Prepcom for WCDRR

Two representatives of UN-SPIDER attended the second Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom2) related to the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR), scheduled to take place in March 2015 in Sendai, Japan. PrepCom2 took place on 17 and 18 November in Geneva and served to approve the Conference programme of work and develop the draft post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.

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Preparations for WCDRR: PrepCom2 concluded

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Mon, 17/11/2014 - 12:04

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Online course on earthquake risk reduction

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Earthquakes are one of the most disastrous of natural hazards, coming without warning and affecting nations and peoples around the entire Pacific Rim, and from North Africa through the Balkans and Middle East, India and Indonesia, to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Countries as diverse as the Philippines, Mexico, India, Peru and Turkey, to name just a few, have suffered multiple earthquake disasters in recent decades. Earthquake with fatalities in the tens of thousands have the potential to occur in Manila, Istanbul, Teheran, Tokyo and other major cities in these regions.

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Central and Local Government Officials General Development Practitioners Policy Makers Students from Technical and Non Technical Institutions Consultants Researchers Academicians from Training and Teaching Institutions NGO Representatives Community Dwellers etc.

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Central and Local Government Officials
General Development Practitioners
Policy Makers
Students from Technical and Non Technical Institutions
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Academicians from Training and Teaching Institutions
NGO Representatives
Community Dwellers etc.

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14/11/2014 to 09/12/2014

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National Institute of Disaster Management of India

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World Bank

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Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management (SNGR)

The Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management is the Governmental institution that is concerned with risk reduction and emergency and

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Myanmar launches disaster risk reduction portal

Myanmar's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD), the nodal agency for

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Mon, 23/07/2012 - 14:30

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Mon, 07/23/2012

Caribbean: Flood Risk Reduction System Developed

The member states of the Caribbean

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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:45
Thu, 07/19/2012

UNISDR counts the cost of 20 years of inaction

Margareta Wahlström, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for
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Wed, 13/06/2012 - 16:22

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UN-SPIDER Special Session during the "II Hemispheric Encounter and National Mechanisms and Networks for Risk Reduction".

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Event Name: II Hemispheric Encounter and National Mechanisms and Networks for Risk Reduction
Date: 14-16 April, 2010

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14/04/2010 to 16/04/2010

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Santa Marta

Asia's first urban risk reduction training and education facility opens in Republic of Korea

The United Nations International Strategy for

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Wed, 12/08/2009 - 23:45

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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 becoming major disasters.

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Fri, 21/08/2009 - 23:50

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