Tag Archives: disasters

University of Bristol: EPSRC funded project SAFER Nepal to mitigate seismic risk and enhance community resilience in Nepal

(PRESS RELEASE) BRISTOL, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Red brick research university the University of Bristol has announced that a multidisciplinary team behind The SAFER Nepal Project has been working with local partners to improve the seismic safety and resilience of … Read the full press release

EU Court of Auditors: new guidelines for audit institutions to improve state of disaster risk reduction to be endorsed at INTOSAI Congress, October 21-26

Luxembourg, 11-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction, the European Court of Auditors announced today that new guidelines for audit institutions to improve the state of disaster risk reduction around the world … Read the full press release

Kenyan co-founder of humanitarian Internet platform Ushahidi.com Juliana Rotich received the Impact Award at the DLDwomen 2013 conference in Munich

Second presentation of the award for outstanding social commitment 30-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — As a second, Juliana Rotich was honored with the Impact Award at the DLDwomen 2013 conference in Munich on Monday, 15 July 2013. Originally from Kenya, Rotich is the co-founder … Read the full press release

EC launched Emergency Response Centre (ERC)

For a faster and more efficient European response to disasters Brussels, 17-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission is launching its Emergency Response Centre (ERC) today, which will provide a better coordinated, faster and more efficient European response to disasters in … Read the full press release