Recovery

Siberia: Recovery of flood-hit areas has begun

Russian Ministry started recovery in flood-hit areas in Siberia

After four days of extreme rainfall in southern Siberia, the state of emergency has been declared on May 30th in the mountainous Republic of Altai, immediately followed by a large scale recovery operation including the deployment fire and rescue groups, medics and specialists and humanitarian supplies delivery schemes.

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Russia, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) announced on 3 June that this “large-scale rescue operation” is currently underway and that reconstruction works have already started in the flood-hit areas.

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 04/06/2014 - 09:50

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10th national conference on earthquake engeneering

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

The Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, on the 50th Anniversary of the Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami, will provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to share the latest knowledge and techniques to mitigate the damaging effects of earthquakes and tsunamis. This conference is being planned by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) in collaboration with the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES).

latitude: 

61

longitude: 

-150

Date: 

21/07/2014 to 25/07/2014

Venue City: 

Anchorage, Alaska

Event Organisers: 

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Language of event: 

1

Disaster Preparedness Forum 2014

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English

The second annual Disaster Preparedness Forum hosted by CSR Asia and sponsored by the Prudence Foundation builds on the success of the first Disaster Preparedness Forum (DPF) held in Jakarta in November 2013. The Forum brings together key leaders in business, humanitarian, NGO and government sectors across the Asia-Pacific region. The aim of this year’s event is to explore and discuss opportunities for cooperation on disaster recovery with a focus on building capacities well before a disaster occurs. 

latitude: 

15

longitude: 

121

Date: 

22/07/2014

Venue: 

Makati Shangri-La

Venue City: 

Manila

Event Organisers: 

CSR Asia

Prudence Foundation

Language of event: 

1

4th International Conference on Flood Recovery, Innovation and Response

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

FRIAR 2014 is the fourth Conference of this successful series. The conference started at the Institute of Civil Engineers in London 2008 and was reconvened at the Lombardy Region in Milano in 2010 and in Dubrovnik in 2012. Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims numerous lives worldwide each year.

latitude: 

52

longitude: 

17

Date: 

18/06/2014 to 20/06/2014

Venue City: 

Poznan

Event Organisers: 

University of the West England

Wessex Institute of Technology

Language of event: 

1

ISCRAM-Asia 2014: 10 years of post-tsunami recovery - the role of ICTs in building disaster resilience

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English

ISCRAM-Asia 2014 conference is anchored on the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami 10th (IOTX) Year Anniversary Convention. The six-day long IOTX event comprises a combination of expert and technical workshops, a public lecture, and this conference. IOTX events are free for ISCRAM-ASIA-2014 conference participants.

A list of IOTX events:

latitude: 

7

longitude: 

80

Date: 

20/06/2014 to 21/06/2014

Venue City: 

Colombo

Event Organisers: 

International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management 

Language of event: 

1

Flood Risk Management

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

This course introduces the participants to the state-of-the-art concepts and practices of flood risk management. It covers the European experience in managing floods and stresses in the use of the latest tools in flood risk management.

Course content

The course will introduce the basic concepts of flood risk management and the latest tools and techniques available in managing flood risk. Specific contents are:

latitude: 

52

longitude: 

5

Training Target Audience: 

The course is designed for current and future water professionals (engineers and scientists), decision-makers and others involved in flood modelling and flood management, particularly those who would like to be familiarise with the latest tools and techniques in flood risk management. Pre-requisites are knowledge about hydrology and hydraulics; some experiences with flood modelling/management is desirable but it is not a must.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

10/06/2014 to 27/06/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 10/05/2014

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - IHE

Insitute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)

Language of event: 

1

Spatial Analysis with ArcGIS Online

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

ArcGIS Online users can use spatial analysis tools built directly into the ArcGIS.com map viewer. You can analyze your own data, data that's publicly available on ArcGIS Online, or a combination of both. This makes ArcGIS Online a powerful platform for analysis. This seminar will give an overview of the spatial analysis capabilities in ArcGIS Online for Organizations. You will learn the overall features and benefits of ArcGIS Online Analysis, how to get started, and how to choose the right approach in order to solve a specific spatial problem. 

Training Target Audience: 

Existing and potential users of ArcGIS Online for Organizations who are seeking to improve their skills and explore the idea of performing analysis using the online tools and workflows.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

15/05/2014

Event Organisers: 

Esri

Language of event: 

1

5th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2014)

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

The theme of the conference is "Building Disaster Resilient Communities".

The focus of the conference builds on opportunities through science and technology, political will and behaviour change to address current crises and reduce risks for future generations. Whilst knowledge about the nature and context of disasters has proliferated, many potential actions for integrated disaster reduction remain far from realised.

latitude: 

43

longitude: 

-81

Date: 

30/10/2014 to 01/11/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/08/2014

Venue: 

Western University

Venue City: 

London, Ontario

Event Organisers: 

Integrated Disaster Risk Management Society (IDRiM)

Language of event: 

1

2014 National hurricane conference

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English

The primary goal of the National Hurricane Conference is to improve hurricane preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation in order to save lives and property in the United States and the tropical islands of the Caribbean and Pacific. In addition, the conference serves as a national forum for federal, state and local officials to exchange ideas and recommend new policies to improve emergency management.

To accomplish these goals, the annual conference emphasizes:

latitude: 

29

longitude: 

-81

Date: 

14/04/2014 to 17/04/2014

Venue: 

The Hilton Orlando

Venue City: 

Orlando, Florida

Event Organisers: 

National Hurricane Conference

Language of event: 

1

Asian Disaster Risk Reduction Expo

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English

Thailand will be the proud host of the first ever ASIAN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION EXPO (ADRE) which will be held in Bangkok at the IMPACT exhibition Center, from 4-7 November. ADRE is fully supported by the Bangkok Administration and Bangkok Fire. The exhibition will comprise an Expo, Conference and Networking Event focused on one of the most important areas in the world today – natural and man-made disasters. The need for such an event is now greater than ever as underlined by recent global catastrophes.

latitude: 

14

longitude: 

101

Date: 

04/11/2014 to 07/11/2014

Venue: 

IMPACT Exhibition Center

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

GML Exhibition Co., Ltd

Language of event: 

1

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