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Online course on earthquake risk reduction

Basic Information
14/11/2014 - 09/12/2014
Event Organisers: 

National Institute of Disaster Management of India


World Bank

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Training Details
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No certificate issued or not known
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Target audience:


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

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

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 disaster management.

Myanmar launches disaster risk reduction portal

Myanmar's Relief and Resettlement Department (RRD), the nodal agency for Disaster Management in Myanmar, launched an online portal for wider dissemination of po

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 23/07/2012 - 14:30

Caribbean: Flood Risk Reduction System Developed

The member states of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) now have a model flood risk reduction system in place, which can contribute to protecting the lives and property of p

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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:45

UNISDR counts the cost of 20 years of inaction

Margareta Wahlström, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, addressed UN Member States, urging them to face the consequences of the economic and

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 13/06/2012 - 16:22

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

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Santa Marta
Basic Information
14/04/2010 - 16/04/2010

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


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

The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the Government of the Republic of Korea are opening Asia's first ISDR Education and Training Institute for Urban Risk R

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 12/08/2009 - 23:45

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