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Applications open for 7th Annual UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference, 23-25 October 2017

Basey, Samar province in the Philippines after Typhoon Yolanda on November 8, 2013.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs is pleased to announce the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – Building Resilience Through Integrated Applications”. The Conference will take place in Beijing from 23 to 25 October 2017. The conference is organized by the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office and follows six conferences held since 2011.

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Wed, 28/06/2017 - 17:32

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

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

Disaster risk reduction and combating climate change and its effects are integral parts of social and economic development, and are essential if development is to be sustainable for the future. This is recognized by the Sustainable Development Goals that were launched in September 2015.

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Sat, 01/04/2017 - 05:27

6th International Conference on Building Resilience 2016

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The 6th International Building Resilience Conference 2016, with the theme “Building Resilience to Address the Unexpected” is proudly organized jointly by the Construction Management Groups at Massey University and The University or Auckland.

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07/09/2016 to 09/09/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 15/08/2016

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Owen G Glenn Building, University of Auckland, 12 Grafton Rd., Auckland, NZ

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Auckland

Venue Country: 

  • New Zealand

Event Organisers: 

Construction Management Groups at Massey University and the University of Auckland

Co-organisers: 

The University of Auckland and Massey University, New Zealand; The Global Disaster Resilience Centre (GDRC) at School, of Art, Design and Architecture at the University of Huddersfield, UK; The International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment

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Sendai Framework mentioned in World Health Assembly

A strong health sector is needed to improve people's resilience to disasters (Image: FEMA/Andrea Booher)

The need of a close relation between disaster risk reduction and the health sector has been highlighted at the 68th World Health Assembly on the basis of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030.

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Fri, 22/05/2015 - 09:32

Integrating DRR and CCA: eLearning companion course on Toward Resilience - Principles in practice

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ECB’s Toward Resilience Guide has emerged as the recognized ‘go to’ resource on incorporating disaster risk reduction & climate change adaptation principles into relief and development programming. Developed in collaboration with members of the ECB Project and DisasterReady.org, Toward Resilience.

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18/12/2014 to 18/01/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Event Organisers: 

Cornerstone Foundation, Disaster Ready Initiative

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Emergency Capacity Building Project (ECB)

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NOAA: 15.9 million USD for coastal resilience projects

Sea Grant programs Map

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will ensure 15.9 million US dollars to a variety of programmes aimed at increasing resilience for coastal communities in the United States.

The NOAA Sea Grant was announced on 8 October 2014 and will involve over 300 Sea Grant projects, which seek to enhance the long-term vitality of coastal communities and their preparedness to natural hazards, severe weather and climate change unheaven consequences.

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Tue, 04/11/2014 - 10:52

EU launches INCREO project: Earth Observation for civil protection and disaster management

Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation

The Increasing Resilience through Earth Observation (INCREO) project brings together earth observation data gathered through EU's Copernicus programme and makes it available for emergency services, civil protection and disaster management missions.

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Thu, 23/10/2014 - 10:40

Disaster Resilience Journal: 42 Days of Disaster Resilience

For 42 days, the journal will present compelling stories about resilient people

Since 22 September 2014, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the European Commission have been publishing daily stories of resilient people around the globe via social media, blogs and word of mouth in their new "Disaster Resilience Journal" media campaign.

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Tue, 30/09/2014 - 13:54

UNISDR and Esri call for apps for resilience

Developers have until Wednesday 27 August to submit their apps

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the GIS technology company Esri are calling for application for their recently launched Global Disaster Resilience App Challenge.

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Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:01

USGS releases new national seismic maps

Seismic Hazard Map of the US released in 2014 by USGS

On 17 July 2014, USGS released several Updated National Seismic Hazard Maps, accompanied with a report for the 2014 Update of the United States National Seismic Hazard Maps.

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Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:01

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