disaster risk reduction

UN: Asia-Pacific suffering 80 percent of global losses due to disasters

The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report (APDR) 2012 found that, from 1970 to 2010, the average number of people at risk from yearly flooding in Asia-Pacific more than doubled from 29.5 million to 63.8 million, and the number living in cyclone-prone areas has grown from 71.8 m

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Tue, 23/10/2012 - 14:43

AMCDRR 2012: Asian Ministers discuss Disaster Risk Reduction

More than 1,200 participants including 49 Government Ministers and high level delegates from Asia will meet on Tuesday, 23th of October in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, at the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR).

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Mon, 22/10/2012 - 11:10

Don’t fail to prepare: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

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UN-SPIDER celebrates Day for Disaster Reduction
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Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The Fourth Session of the Global Platform “Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow” comes at a time when there is unprecedented international momentum to reduce disaster risk and build

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19/05/2013 to 23/05/2013

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Wed, 01/05/2013

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International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG)

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Geneva

Event Organisers: 

International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, ISDR

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Fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction announced

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) invites all disaster risk reduction stakeholders to participate in the Fourth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction "Invest Today for a Safer Tomorrow" that will be held in Geneva at the International Conference Center from Sunday 19 May to Thursday 23 May 2013.

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Thu, 30/08/2012 - 16:21

Ecuadoran Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School (IG-EPN)

The IG-EPN is the main research centre in Ecuador for the diagnosis and monitoring of seismic and volcanic hazards. Its mission is to reduce the impact on the population and on infrastructures caused by seismic and volcanic phenomena in Ecuador through constant monitoring, scientific research and technological application, promoting a culture of

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-0

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-78

Fiji Disaster Management Office (NDMO)

The NDMO was established to facilitate, coordinate and manage national disaster risk reduction and disaster management activities to enhance the provisions of a safer and more secure Fiji.

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-18

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African Risk Capacity: a new project for disaster management

The African Union recently established the African Risk Capacity (ARC) Secretariat, a specialized agency whose main goals are to reduce disaster risk to droughts, floods, earthquakes and cyclones; and to lessen hunger and food crisis in the African countries hit by drought.

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Tue, 07/08/2012 - 11:11

4th International Conference on Geo-Information Technology for Natural Disaster Management - "Reduce Exposure to Reduce Risk"

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With the theme "Reduce Exposure to Reduce Risk", the two days GIT4NDM Conference will focus on the following topics:

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7

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14/08/2012 to 15/08/2012

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Sun, 15/07/2012

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Colombo

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Hotel Galadari

Event Organisers: 

Asian Institute of Technology
Japan-Vietnam Geoinformatics Consortium (JVGC)
Geoinformatics International
Uva Wellassa University (UWU)
National University of Sciences and Technology
Association for Geoinformation Technology

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Films for Disaster Risk Reduction

In the context of the 5th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) to take place in Indonesia in October, the Committee of the 5th AMCDRR 2012 plans to organize an Asian Film Festival (AFIFES) on Disaster Risk Reduction for the Asian Pacific Region.

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Tue, 10/07/2012 - 08:33

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