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16/11/2016
The Royal Government of Bhutan will receive a grant of US$ 3.8 million from the World Bank for the Hydromet Services and Disaster Resilience Regional Project. The project is part of the World Bank’s broader regional efforts to strengthen hydromet...
07/03/2017
FHI360 is currently looking for people willing to share information on the deployment of any digital technology innovation that is - or has the potential to enable individuals, communities or systems to be more resilient. FHI360 is interested to collect...
15/02/2017
Learn about how drones can be used in the humanitarian and development sectors by joining the webinar below. Drones have been used in agriculture and other fields, drones play an important role in mapping activities, damages assessment and facilitate the...
15/02/2017
Online Event: The use of drones in the humanitarian and development sectors   Date & Time Wednesday, February 22, 2017 18:00 CET Duration 1 hour 30 minutes Description How to use drones in the humanitarian sector? Mapping aereas of...
16/05/2013
In October 2005, leaders of Pacific nations at the 36th Pacific Islands Forum in Papua New Guinea endorsed A Framework for Action 2005–2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters. The aim of the Framework at the regional level...
05/09/2012
In Kenya, where agriculture accounts for 75 percent of jobs, and 80 percent of the land is arid or semi-arid, droughts can be crippling. Sophisticated drought monitoring systems exist on a macro level, but they do not provide localized warnings. The...
14/03/2011
The Global Fire Information Management System (GFIMS) delivers near real-time fire information to support natural resource management around the world. The satellite-derived data is delivered to natural resouce managers, stakeholders, and the general...
15/10/2008
According to this March 2008 report, in order to check the spread of avian influenza in Orissa, India, state government officials have instituted the use of the short message service (SMS) tool of communication, a capability of hand-held digital devices...
15/10/2008
The leading source of information on food production and food security for every country in the world GIEWS is a system that continuously reviews the supply and demand for world food, issues reports on the situation, and gives early warnings of potential...
25/09/2007
RATIN was developed to help reduce regional food insecurity by strengthening the ability of markets to provide access to affordable food to poor households and improve food availability through providing adequate incentives to producers. It came out of...
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