disaster risk reduction

Announcement: Pre-conference event by UN-SPIDER and GFDRR at 6th AMCDRR

UN-SPIDER and GFDRR will organize a pre-conference event at the 6th AMCDRR

UN-SPIDER invites participants of 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Bangkok to attend the pre-conference event organised by the UN-SPIDER and the World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) on 22 June 2014 (09:00-12:30).

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Wed, 30/04/2014 - 11:17

AIWEST-DR 2014 Annual International Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster and Recovery

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Topics for Special Session

We will hold several special sessions that closely related to the progress and status of recovery after 10 years of Indian Ocean Tsunami. Participants are invited to submit extended abstracts related to the recovery topics, which based on different perspectives and lessons learnt from countries that were affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami. The topics include, but are not limited to:

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6

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95

Date: 

22/10/2014 to 24/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 15/08/2014

Venue City: 

Banda Aceh

Event Organisers: 

Syiah Kuala University

Language of event: 

1

Community based disaster risk management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The aim of the course is that participants understand the importance of disaster risk management for disasters and the needs of self-help and mutual, natural support and acquire disaster risk management specific method for promoting community-based in each country through the self-help organization of residents disaster risk management, such as "Disaster-Safe Welfare Community" Kobe City

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Date: 

30/06/2014 to 09/08/2014

Event Organisers: 

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Language of event: 

1

Adaptation frontiers: conference on European climate change adaptation research and practice

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The objective of this final CIRCLE conference is to share the results of 10 years of European cooperation in climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation research, and to pave the way for the development of new research in support of climate change adaptation in Europe in the next decade. CIRCLE-2 is a European Network of 34 institutions from 23 countries committed to fund research and share knowledge on climate adaptation and the promotion of long-term cooperation among national and regional climate change programmes.

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39

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-9

Date: 

10/03/2014 to 12/03/2014

Venue City: 

Lisbon

Event Organisers: 

Climate Impacts Research and Response Coordination for a Larger Europe, University of Lisbon (CIRCLE 2)

Language of event: 

1

ICPEM annual conference 2014

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

Routes to business and community resilience: Enhancing the national security agenda

Conference Chair: Richard Gordon (MBE, MA - Director of the Disaster Management Centre, Bournemouth University)

1st session – An international perspective

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52

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0

Date: 

03/04/2014

Venue: 

Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, UCL (University College London)

Venue City: 

London

Event Organisers: 

Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management (ICPEM)

Language of event: 

1

Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Several thousand participants are expected, including at related events linked to the World Conference under the umbrella of building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters.

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38

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141

Date: 

14/03/2015 to 18/03/2015

Venue City: 

Sendai

Venue Country: 

  • Japan

Event Organisers: 

UNISDR

Language of event: 

1

Strategic forum with civil society networks: Consultations on a post-2015 framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This strategic dialogue is organized in the context of global consultations on a post 2015 framework for disaster risk reduction to be considered at the 3rd World Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan in March 2015. 

Civil society organizations and community practioners play an istrumental role in supporting communities and governments effords to reduce disaster risk, adapt to climate change and advance equitable and sustainable socio-economic development. 

This forum aims to 

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46

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6

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Date: 

10/02/2014 to 11/02/2014

Venue City: 

Geneva

Language of event: 

1

Paris: Efforts to make the city resilient to floods

Thermal image of Paris

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction invited Paris to join the “Making Cities Resilient” Campaign.

An OECD analysis revealed that the French capital is highly exposed to major flood disasters. The OECD Review on Flood Risk Management of the Seine River commissioned by the French authorities concluded that a flood with the same extent as a historic flood in 1910 could affect up to 5 million people and cause 30 billion Euro losses.

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Fri, 31/01/2014 - 09:17

New Zealand's first Disaster Communications Conference

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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An Auckland Council-sponsored disaster communication conference will be held in Auckland in May.

Attendees will hear some of the world’s leading disaster communications professionals, including Denis McLean, Chief of Communications for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, discuss their experiences and give advice and tips on how to lead the community through a disaster.

Auckland Council is working with Australian not-for-profit group Emergency Media and Public Affairs (EMPA) to bring the conference to New Zealand for the first time.

Date: 

22/05/2014 to 23/05/2014

Venue: 

Heritage Hotel, 35 Hobson Street, Auckland Central

Venue City: 

Auckland

Event Organisers: 

Emergency Media and Public Affairs

University of Auckland

Language of event: 

1

Russia: Disaster risk management a priority during G8 presidency

Disaster Risk Management is among the five priorities

The Head of United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), Margareta Wahlström, welcomed the Russian Federation’s declared intention to making the promotion of integrated disaster risk management one its five priority areas during its G8 presidency.

The Russian Federation stated that it will channel all available efforts into developing a new global agreement on disaster risk reduction to succeed the existing Hyogo Framework for Action which expires in March 2015.

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Tue, 28/01/2014 - 14:13

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