disaster risk reduction

United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation successfully concluded

130 international experts convened in Bonn to discuss the benefits of Earth observation for sustainable development (Image: DLR/Timm Bourry)

On 28 May 2015, UNOOSA and its co-organizers, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), successfully concluded the three day United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation in Bonn, Germany.

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United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation successfully concluded

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Fri, 29/05/2015 - 11:03

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Africa starts using the potential of space technology

Horn of Africa and Gulf of Aden from the International Space Station (Image: NASA)

In recent years, many African countries have started using the potential and usefulness of space technology more and more, as an article in The Conversation points out. In sub-Saharan Africa, these are mostly Nigeria and South Africa.

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Tue, 12/05/2015 - 13:56

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7th Africa Working Group Meeting on Disaster Risk Reduction

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11/05/2015

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Yaounde

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  • Cameroon

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24th Regional Training Course on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

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The fundamental principle of community-based

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20/07/2015 to 31/07/2015

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Bangkok

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  • Thailand

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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Disaster Risk Reduction III

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11/05/2015 to 14/05/2015

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Mon, 11/05/2015

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Madrid

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  • Spain

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Centro de Estudios en Desastres y Emergencias

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Disaster Risk Reduction (RedR UK)

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24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015

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Thu, 06/08/2015

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Greater London

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RedR UK

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Papua New Guinea: New commission for disaster risk reduction

2015 Tropical Cyclone Pam over Vanuatu seen by MODIS (Image: NASA)

The Government of Papua New Guinea will set up a

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Mon, 23/03/2015 - 10:10

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WCDRR: A global partnership on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

One of the key outcomes of the working session was the announcement of a global partnership comprised of UNOOSA and 15 partners.

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER successfully co-organized a working session on Earth observation and high technology to reduce

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WCDRR: Working session on Earth observation

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Mon, 16/03/2015 - 14:52

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WCDRR opens in Sendai, Japan

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon opened the WCDRR on 14 March in Sendai, Japan (Image: UN Photo)

The Third United Nations World Conference on

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WCDRR opens in Sendai, Japan

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Sat, 14/03/2015 - 06:04

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UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER supports summer courses at Central European University

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER is supporting two courses in the Summer University 2015 of the Central European University in Budapest (Image: CEU)

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER is supporting two summer courses at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary this July. The application deadline for both courses is 15 March 2015.

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Fri, 13/03/2015 - 10:05

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