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Date: Sunday, 26/Aug/2012
2:00pm - 3:30pmSUN1.1: Resilient development practice – from fragmentation towards integration; from theory into action
Session Chair: Stephen J. LATHAM, World Vision Switzerland
Workshop organized by World Vision
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Date: Monday, 27/Aug/2012
1:00pm - 2:30pmMON4.5: Governance and decision making in DRR
Session Chair: Qian YE, Integrated Risk Governance Project/IHDP
Session Chair: Helen T SULLIVAN, Rider University
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2:40pm - 4:10pmMON5.5: Megadisasters and cascading effects
Session Chair: Ansa MASAUD, UN-Habitat

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6:40pm - 8:10pmMON7.4: Disaster risk is a development issue – A development approach to disaster risk assessment and management
Session Chair: Carlos Anibal VILLACIS, UNDP-BCPR
Training course organized by UNDP-GRIP
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Date: Tuesday, 28/Aug/2012
8:30am - 10:00amTUE1.5: Information and communication technologies for risk management
Session Chair: Markku T HÄKKINEN, University of Jyväskylä
Session Chair: Muhammad Abbas CHOUDHARY, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan
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1:00pm - 2:30pmTUE4.5: Mapping tools for risk management
Session Chair: Peter BURGHERR, Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI)
Session Chair: Armin HAAS, Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research
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2:40pm - 4:10pmTUE5.5: Environmental changes and health implications
Session Chair: Virginia MURRAY, Health Protection Agency
Session Chair: Monica Lynn SCHOCH-SPANA, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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Date: Wednesday, 29/Aug/2012
8:30am - 10:00amWED1.5: Critical infrastructures II
Session Chair: Daniel KULL, World Bank
Session Chair: John HANDMER, RMIT University
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1:00pm - 2:30pmWED4.5: Climate change: impacts, preparedness and adaptation
Session Chair: Adolfo MASCARENHAS, LINKS Trust Fund
Session Chair: Man Cheung CHUNG, Zayed University
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2:40pm - 4:10pmWED5.5: Special Swiss Re session on Financial Tools for Disaster Risk Management
Session Chair: Esther BAUR, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd
Organized by Swiss Re
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Date: Thursday, 30/Aug/2012
1:00pm - 2:30pmTHU4.5: Health within disaster risk reduction
Session Chair: Monica Lynn SCHOCH-SPANA, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Session Chair: Christine Marie KENNEY, Edith Cowan University
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2:40pm - 4:10pmTHU5.5: Medical emergencies
Session Chair: Philipp FISCHER, University Hospital Bonn
Session Chair: Olivier HAGON, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC

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