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Regional Workshop on integral disaster risk management in Central America

Participants discussed recent advances, challenges and needs.

UN-SPIDER participated in the Regional Consultation and Awareness Raising Workshop on Integral Disaster Risk Management in Central America which took place in Panama City, Panama, from 26 to 28 November 2013. The workshop was organised by the regional office of United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) for the Americas, by the Central American Coordination Centre for Natural Disaster

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Mon, 02/12/2013 - 12:55

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ODI Report: Disaster Risk Management and Development

The ODI report analyzes the effects of disasters on various development sectors.

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) has published a new report entitled "Disaster Risk Management in Post-2015 Development Goals". The report analyzes different measures currently taken for disaster risk management (DRM) and the effects of disasters on various sectors in order to assess how DRM could be included in the post-2015 agenda.

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Thu, 25/04/2013 - 15:47

Post-2015 disaster risk reduction: The role of outer space

Satellites help to respond to disasters, emergencies and crisis.

In a recent article on their website, UNDRR, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, highlights the discussions revolving around the role of space-based information for the post-2015 disaster risk reduction framework. The discussions had taken place during an interactive forum on 14 March 2013 in Geneva.

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Fri, 19/04/2013 - 10:45

Toward Resilience: ECB publishes guide for Disaster Risk Reduction

Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction

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Wed, 13/02/2013 - 10:05

UNISDR: Global Disaster Risk Assessment Report takes Shape

Work is entering the final stages on UNISDR's new edition of the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR13) which will appear in May this year. It is already being hailed by many peer reviewers as a "pioneering" piece of work because of its focus on risk as a major blind spot for the private sector.

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Mon, 11/02/2013 - 11:34

Disaster Risk Reduction: UN task team develops second Thematic Think Piece

The UN system task team on the post-2015 UN development agenda has developed their second Thematic Think Piece on Disaster Risk and Resilience to support discussions on the post-2015 development agenda.

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Fri, 11/01/2013 - 09:55

Japan to host World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The UN General Assembly confirmed that Japan will host the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015 when it passed its annual resolution yesterday on the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction.

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Mon, 10/12/2012 - 16:26

Philippine Conference stresses importance of GIS for disaster risk reduction

The recently- conducted GIS 8 Network 6th Conference and 14th Regional Assembly underscored the benefits of optimizing the use of geospatial information in support to disaster risk reduction and management. Held on November 15-16, 2012 at the Leyte Park Resort Hotel, the conference which was hosted by the Department of Agriculture Region 8, centered on the theme “GIS in Aid for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management.”

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Tue, 27/11/2012 - 08:38

Information and Communications Technology and Development Section of ESCAP

ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations and serves as the economic and social development hub for the UN in Asia and the Pacific. Its mandate is to foster cooperation between its 53 Member States and 9 associate members for inclusive and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.

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Asia Pacific Gateway for Disaster Risk Reduction and Development

The Asia Pacific Gateway for Disaster Risk Reduction and Development (Gateway) promotes mainstreaming DRR into development planning.

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