Early Warning

Les Nations Unies et les alertes précoces

Image: UNDRR/Amir Jina/Flickr

Reconnaissant l'utilité des systèmes d'alerte précoce, les Nations Unies ont mis en place des systèmes d'alerte précoce et préconisent leur mise en œuvre et/ou leur amélioration depuis plusieurs décennies.

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Systèmes d'alerte précoce

Cyclone Idai à l'ouest de Madagascar. Image: ESA.

Les systèmes d'alerte précoce existent depuis longtemps. Les anciennes tribus du Pacifique observaient les signes précurseurs des tsunamis dans l'océan pour avertir leurs communautés. De la même manière, des tribus d'Afrique et des Amériques surveillaient le ciel pour avertir de conditions météorologiques potentiellement catastrophiques.

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New NASA sensor to support drought and wildfire prediction

Major disasters such as droughts and wildfires are driven by the dryness of vegetation. To enhance the monitoring of plant water stress, NASA launched and installed a new sensor on the International Space Station.

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Jeu, 14/11/2019 - 12:20

International Network Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems (IN-MHEWS)

Despite significant progress in strengthening early warning systems across the world, often by making use of advances in science and technology, unmet needs remain. Disasters are increasing in

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6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management

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The conference will build on opportunities through science and technology to address current issues and reduce risks for future generations.

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28/10/2015 to 30/10/2015

Date limite d’enregistrement: 

Sam, 15/08/2015

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SCOPE Convention Centre, 7 Lodhi Road New Delhi, 110003

Ville d’Accueil: 

New Delhi

Pays d’Accueil: 

  • India

Organisateurs de l’événement: 

Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology

International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM)

Co-organisateurs: 

International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria 

Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Japan

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Training Course on Emergency Planning Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This course blends academic study with experiential learning of best practice to teach you about disaster

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37

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Date: 

10/08/2015 to 14/08/2015

Date limite d’enregistrement: 

Lun, 03/08/2015

Ville d’Accueil: 

Nairobi

Lieu: 

IRES Training Centre (Njema Court)

Pays d’Accueil: 

  • Kenya

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Training Course on the Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Disaster risk information is spatial in nature and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) play an important role in disaster risk management. Rapid population growth and urbanization combined with extreme climatic events are causing a rapid increase in of communities exposed to hazardous events. 

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37

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08/06/2015 to 12/06/2015

Date limite d’enregistrement: 

Lun, 01/06/2015

Ville d’Accueil: 

Nairobi

Pays d’Accueil: 

  • Kenya

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Training Course on Disaster Risk Reduction

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Disaster risk reduction (DRR) skills are fundamental to the process of increasing awareness on natural hazards and disaster risk reduction to key stakeholders with knowledge on disaster management to empower the actors to support their organizations in developing disaster resilient programs and projects. 

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-1

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37

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0

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08/06/2015 to 12/06/2015

Date limite d’enregistrement: 

Lun, 01/06/2015

Ville d’Accueil: 

Nairobi

Pays d’Accueil: 

  • Kenya

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WCDRR Working Session: Early Warning

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Over the last decades there has been an increase in weather-related disasters, changes in societal structures, and advancements in weather prediction technologies. The session will examine in particular experiences in early warning. The integration of geospatial technology as part of risk communication has been a key to success to early warning systems and risk information application by governments, businesses and individuals.

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Date: 

14/03/2015

Ville d’Accueil: 

Sendai

Lieu: 

Sendai International Centre, Main Hall

Pays d’Accueil: 

  • Japan

Organisateurs de l’événement: 

Governments: Japan (Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), other National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), Germany – tentative

Major Groups: IFRC

UN: WMO, UNESCO, UNDP, UNESCAP, UNOOSA, ITU, UNITAR

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3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management

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Floods cause distress and damage wherever they happen and flooding from rivers, estuaries and the sea threatens many millions of people in Europe. Insurance losses from flooding have increased significantly since 1990 and flood management in Europe is changing with a move from flood protection and defence to comprehensive flood risk management.

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46

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5

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16/10/2016 to 21/10/2016

Date limite d’enregistrement: 

Ven, 06/02/2015

Lieu: 

Centre des Congrès

Ville d’Accueil: 

Lyon

Pays d’Accueil: 

  • France

Organisateurs de l’événement: 

Deltares

Co-organisateurs: 

HR Wallingford, irstea

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