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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 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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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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Wed, 13/06/2012 - 16:22
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46.1984
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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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Venue City: 
Santa Marta
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Date: 
14/04/2010 - 16/04/2010

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

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11.2525
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-74.1965

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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Wed, 12/08/2009 - 23:45
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37.4563
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126.705

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