IGU Commission on Natural Hazards Studies (CONAHA)

Commission UGI sur les études des catastrophes naturelles

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History

as a commission of International Geographical Union (IGU). (From 1992-1996: Commission 92-C20; since 1996: Commission 96-C17). Ceased to exist.

Aims

Promote research into the reduction of natural hazards effects, with emphasis on floods, drought, erosion and landslides; encourage investigation into the use of geographic methods in hazards reduction and mitigation, especially in lesser developed regions; promote development of appropriate geographic technology to support the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction.

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Members

Members in 11 countries
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Subjects *

  • Climatology
    • Arid Zones
  • Geography
    • Geography
    • Nature
  • Societal Problems
    • Hazards
    • Emergencies
  • Research, Standards
    • Study

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

K1095

Last News Received

1998
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