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International Disaster Response Expo 2019

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03/12/2019 to 04/12/2019

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London

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Olympia Exhibition Centre

Venue Country: 

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Event Organisers: 

United Kingdom Department for International Development, the United Kingdom Department for International Trade, the United Kingdom Cabinet Office, the British Red Cross, EmergencyUK, EPC, Humanitarian Leadership Academy, Humanity First, Lifeboats

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8th International Conference on Cartography & GIS (ICCGIS)

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The aim of the conference is to collect knowledge and share experience about the latest achievements in the field of cartography and GIS. Multiple parallel events take place during the conference, including annual meetings of ICA commissions, exhibition of maps and other cartographic products, demonstrations of software and hardware products.

 

 

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15/06/2020 to 20/06/2020

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/05/2020

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Center of Culture and Education

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Nessebar

Venue Country: 

  • Bulgaria

Event Organisers: 

International Corographic Association (ICA), Bulgarian Carographic Association, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy

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ICIMOD report highlights role of disaster risk reduction for sustainable development in Hindu Kush Himalaya region

View of the Himalayan mountain chain from a Nepal basecamp.

The Hindu Kush Himalayan Monitoring and Assessment Programme (HIMAP), under the coordination of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), has recently brought together the collective knowledge of over 300 leading researchers, experts and policymakers to develop the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region.

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Fri, 22/02/2019 - 11:45

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Colombia publishes risk atlas to support Sendai Framework implementation

Mocoa landslide in Colombia in 2017. Image: OCHA Colombia / Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

The Colombian National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (Unidad Nacional de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres, UNGRD) has recently published the “Colombia Risk Atlas: Revealing Latent Disasters”.

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Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:21

2018 World Disasters Report warns about gaps in humanitarian response sector

World Disasters Report 2018 launch at the United Nations Office in Vienna. Image: UNIS.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens and the Austrian Red Cross presented the 2018 World Disasters Report at the United Nations in Vienna on 12 November. The report addresses the need to fill the gaps in humanitarian assistance coverage to avoid the exclusion of the most vulnerable people. Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon participated in the launch.

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Fri, 23/11/2018 - 14:42

UN-SPIDER contributes to USGIF report on Geospatial Intelligence and Resilient Communities

Image: USGIF, 2018

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) has recently released a new report on “Building Resilient Communities Through Geospatial Intelligence”.

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Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:19

Eighth UN-SPIDER Beijing conference discusses enhancing disaster preparedness for effective emergency response

Participants at the 8th UN-SPIDER conference in Beijing.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through the United Nations Platform for Spaced-Based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER), is conducting the eighth edition of the United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction from 24 to 26 October in Beijing, China. The event is organized together with the Ministry of Emergency Management of the People’s Republic of China. This year, the focus of the conference lies on “Enhancing Disaster Preparedness for Effective Emergency Response”.

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Wed, 24/10/2018 - 13:28

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Online course on climate change & disaster risk

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Weather-related disasters put a high toll on national economies and local livelihoods. Climate change is exacerbating the impacts associated with droughts, floods and other extreme weather events.

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15/12/2014 to 09/01/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 15/01/2015

Event Organisers: 

National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), India

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UN family agrees on plan for disaster risk reduction

Displaced Family in Thailand

Representatives of UN agencies, funds and programmes completed an action plan this week that will accelerate the integration of disaster risk reduction into all UN country level operations in

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Fri, 08/03/2013 - 14:21
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