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Earthquake in Nepal: Space community becomes involved

Approximately 6.5 million people were affected in the region (Image: HDX)

On Saturday, 25 April 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and India with several aftershocks following on Saturday and Sunday. GDACS estimates that 6.5 million people are affected.

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Mon, 27/04/2015 - 16:05

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28

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85
Mon, 04/27/2015

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

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On Saturday, 25 April 2015 6:11UTC, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 and a depth of 15km struck Nepal affecting 6.5 Million people within 100km (cf. GDACS).  Several aftershocks have occured since then, notably a 6.6. magnitude aftershock about 30min after the initial earthquake and a 6.7 magnitude aftershock on Sunday 26 April 2015 at 7.09UTC (cf. JRC Situation report No.1).

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

GLIDEnumber: 

EQ-2015-000048-NPL, EQ-2015-000048-IND, EQ-2015-000048-BGD, EQ-2015-000048-CHN

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Nepal

Occurance Date: 

25/04/2015
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ADB to train officials in Philippines and Bangladesh on satellite-based tools

Damages caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines in 2013 (Image: Eoghan Rice - Trócaire / Caritas)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will train government and community officials as well as volunteers in the Philippines and Bangladesh in the use of satellite-based tools to face natural disasters.

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Fri, 24/04/2015 - 09:44

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13

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122
Fri, 04/24/2015

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0

Bangladesh: Satellite helps to forecast floods

Snow-fed rivers and heavy rains are major causes of flooding in Bangladesh (Image: Shahnoor Habib Munmun)

The Bangladeshi Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) can now better predict disasters caused by floods thanks to the JASON-2 satellite, developed by SERVIR and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).

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Thu, 23/04/2015 - 08:20

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24

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90
Thu, 04/23/2015

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0

UN-SPIDER concludes training workshop in Bangladesh

Participants of the training course in Dhaka, Bangladesh

From 5 to 9 April 2015, UN-SPIDER and the Department of

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UN-SPIDER concludes training workshop in Bangladesh

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Fri, 10/04/2015 - 15:11

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Fri, 04/10/2015

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UN-SPIDER to conduct two training programmes in Asia in April

The two training programmes aim to strengthen the capacities of Bangladesh and Bhutan to effectively use satellite-based information for disaster risk reduction (Image: NASA)

UN-SPIDER is planning to conduct two training programmes in April. 

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Wed, 01/04/2015 - 16:27

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0
Wed, 04/01/2015

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Bangladesh: Capacity Building on Space Technologies for Floods

Bangladesh: Capacity Building on Space Technologies

UN-SPIDER organised a a Capacity Building Programme in Bangladesh from 12 to 16 May 2013 on topic “Space Technology for Flood

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Capacity Building Programme in Bangladesh

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Wed, 22/05/2013 - 10:05

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24

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90
Wed, 05/22/2013

International Charter activated for Cyclone Mahasen in Bangladesh and Myanmar

Flood area map created by the International Charter for Bangladesh in 2009

On 15 May, 2013, UNITAR/UNOSAT, on behalf of UNOCHA, activated the International Charter Space and Major Disasters to obtain satellite-derived image-products for the impact of tropical cyclone Mahasen.

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Fri, 17/05/2013 - 12:10

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24

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90
Fri, 05/17/2013

Flood in Bangladesh

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The north eastern and northern districts including Sylhet, Moulavibazar, Sunamganj, Habiganj, Netrokona, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat of Bangladesh have been inundated due to heavy downpour and of on-rush flood water from upstream (Assam and Meghalaya in India) for last couple of weeks.

Source: glidenumber

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Flood in Bangladesh

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000124-BGD

Region: 

Sylhet, Moulavibazar, Sunamganj, Habiganj, Netrokona, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Lalmonirhat

Occurance Date: 

29/06/2010

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24

longitude: 

90

Flood in Bangladesh

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Heavy rains caused floods and landslides in southeast Bangladesh, killing at least 58 people.

Source: glidenumber

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Name: 

Flood in Bangladesh

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000114-BGD

Region: 

Bangladesh

Occurance Date: 

15/06/2010

latitude: 

24

longitude: 

90

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