Disaster conference preview.(News)

Held in Rome at the invitation of the Italian Ministry of the Interior, this year's International Disasters and Emergency Resilience (IDER) event is set to enhance its reputation, said a spokesperson. IDER 2006 boasts an array of speakers who will not only tackle past events, but will anticipate future threats, examining how to confront them head on.

Supported by the Institute of Civil Defence and Disasters Studies, the European Training and Simulation Association, the International Association of Emergency Manages (IAEM) and Crisis Response Journal, the conference will be hosted by the Italian Senior Fire Service Officers' College (Istituto Superiore Anticendi), a facility located near the centre of Rome. …

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