6th annual Red Cross conference on disaster management

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Canadian Red Cross (CRC)
Date:
03-05 Oct 2012
Location:
Canada (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
Venue:
World Trade and Convention Centre

Our 2012 theme is: 'Community resilience: Prepare, respond, rebuild'. It features keynote presentations on building community capacity and resilience as well as lessons and challenges from major disasters ranging from the recent Japan earthquake and tsunami to the Slave Lake, Alberta, wildfire. Other sessions share knowledge on incorporating Social Media in disaster management, tsunami detection and alerting for Canada, disaster and emergency risk assessments for natural, intentional, accidental, technological and CBRNE risks, and challenges and opportunities in aboriginal communities.


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Event fee

From $99 to $449 (CAD)

How to register

To register, please, visit the online page here.


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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Civil Society/NGOs, Community-based DRR, Early Warning, Risk Identification & Assessment
Hazards:
Technical Disaster
Countries:
Canada
The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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