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Session Overview
Date: Sunday, 26/Aug/2012
2:00pm
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3:30pm
SUN1.1: Resilient development practice – from fragmentation towards integration; from theory into action
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Stephen J. LATHAM, World Vision Switzerland
Workshop organized by World Vision
Date: Monday, 27/Aug/2012
1:00pm
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2:30pm
MON4.5: Governance and decision making in DRR
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Qian YE, Integrated Risk Governance Project/IHDP
Chair: Helen T SULLIVAN, Rider University
Session
2:40pm
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4:10pm
MON5.5: Megadisasters and cascading effects
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Ansa MASAUD, UN-Habitat

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6:40pm
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8:10pm
MON7.4: Disaster risk is a development issue – A development approach to disaster risk assessment and management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Carlos Anibal VILLACIS, UNDP-BCPR
Training course organized by UNDP-GRIP
Date: Tuesday, 28/Aug/2012
8:30am
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10:00am
TUE1.5: Information and communication technologies for risk management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Markku T HÄKKINEN, University of Jyväskylä
Chair: Muhammad Abbas CHOUDHARY, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
Session
1:00pm
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2:30pm
TUE4.5: Mapping tools for risk management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Peter BURGHERR, Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI)
Chair: Armin HAAS, Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research
Session
2:40pm
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4:10pm
TUE5.5: Environmental changes and health implications
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Virginia MURRAY, Health Protection Agency
Chair: Monica Lynn SCHOCH-SPANA, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Session
Date: Wednesday, 29/Aug/2012
8:30am
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10:00am
WED1.5: Critical infrastructures II
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Daniel KULL, World Bank
Chair: John HANDMER, RMIT University
Session
1:00pm
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2:30pm
WED4.5: Climate change: impacts, preparedness and adaptation
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Adolfo MASCARENHAS, LINKS Trust Fund
Chair: Man Cheung CHUNG, Zayed University
Session
2:40pm
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4:10pm
WED5.5: Special Swiss Re session on Financial Tools for Disaster Risk Management
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Esther BAUR, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd
Organized by Swiss Re
Date: Thursday, 30/Aug/2012
1:00pm
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2:30pm
THU4.5: Health within disaster risk reduction
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Monica Lynn SCHOCH-SPANA, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Chair: Christine Marie KENNEY, Edith Cowan University
Session
2:40pm
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4:10pm
THU5.5: Medical emergencies
Location: Wisshorn
Chair: Philipp FISCHER, University Hospital Bonn
Chair: Olivier HAGON, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC

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