Disaster Risk

Disaster risk and its components

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Professional Certificate in Disaster Risk Reduction

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This course will provide those involved in disaster risk reduction with a clear understanding of the challenging dynamics of designing policies, mobilising resources and leveraging technology to reduce the

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17/06/2019 to 21/06/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 16/06/2019

Venue: 

Westminster/Victoria area of London

Venue City: 

London

Venue Country: 

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Event Organisers: 

International Centre for Parliamentary Studies

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Visualize Risk 2019 - A disaster data and map design challenge

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The Understanding Risk (UR) Community and GFDRR are organizing a challenge with the aim to explore how maps and visualization techniques can help citizens and governments better understand and use data on natural hazards, exposure and .  

The challenge consists of four parts. 

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15/05/2019 to 15/07/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 15/07/2019

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The 2020 Asia Pacific Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (APSTCDRR)

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The APSTCDRR 2020 aims to provide an opportunity to the science, technology, and academia community in Asia and the Pacific to continue the much-needed science-policy dialogue to ensure that implementation of disaster

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16/03/2020 to 17/03/2020

Venue City: 

Kuala Lumpur

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The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC)

Venue Country: 

  • Malaysia

Event Organisers: 

UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)

Co-organisers: 

The National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA), the Academy of Science Malaysia (ASM), the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI-UKM) and the IRDR International Centres of Excellence (ICoEs).

Introduction to Disaster Risk Management

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This introductory course familiarizes development practitioners with contemporary concepts and practices in disaster management and discusses the paradigm shift from re-active to pro-active approaches in th

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26/04/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 26/04/2019

Event Organisers: 

World Bank Group Open Learning Campus

Co-organisers: 

In partnership with Republic of Korea, Ministry of Economy and Finance

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A Resilient Future: Science and Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction

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This course aims to introduce participants to existing and emerging technologies suitable for disaster risk reduction while promoting the overall aim of sustainable development.

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Event Organisers: 

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

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World Bank releases new practical guide on machine learning in disaster risk management

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The  Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), a grant-funding mechanism managed by the World Bank, has released a new report that analyzes how machine learning (ML) can be applied in disaster

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United Nations/Germany International Conference on International Cooperation Towards Low-Emission and Resilient Societies

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22/11/2017 to 24/11/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 05/09/2017

Venue City: 

Bonn

Venue Country: 

  • Germany

Event Organisers: 

The international conference is organised by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs / UN-SPIDER and the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

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Science for future peace and development

On 10 November, UNESCO and the world celebrated the World Science Day for Peace and Development 2015 (Image:Creative Commons).

On 10 November, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrated the World Science Day for Peace and Development 2015, launching the 2015 UNESCO World Science Report.

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UN-SPIDER to participate in the IAA Climate Change Disaster Management Conference, in Mexico City

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The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and its Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) to take part in the IAA Climate Change and Disaster Management Conference, being held today (September 17, 2015) and tomorrow, in Mexico City. The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) hosts the event with the participation of Heads of Space Agencies all over the world.

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Thu, 17/09/2015 - 09:21

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