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Heavy rain and floods in Brazil: International Charter activated

The flooding is taking place in the state of Rodonia on the border with Bolivia

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 March 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for floods in the northern regions of Braz

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:13
latitude: 
-10.5599
longitude: 
-65.3809

Brazil: Satellite measures record rain floods

Satellite imagery shows extreme rainfall in Brazil

December 2013 was a record rainfall month for many states in Brazil.

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Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:13
latitude: 
-19.3591
longitude: 
-40.2319

UNOOSA organizes Rio+20 side event

On 20-22 June 2012 world leaders, along with thousands of participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs and other groups, will come together to shape how we can reduce poverty, advance so

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Thu, 17/05/2012 - 11:54

Brazil wants Japanese assistance in disaster prevention

Brazil urged Japan to collaborate in the field of disaster prevention using satellite technology.

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:12
latitude: 
-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253

Satellites combat degrading lands

As the UN marked World Food Day earlier this week, international representatives convened in Korea to discuss ways to curb the loss of productive land to desertification.

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Mon, 24/10/2011 - 09:10

Amazon drought and forest fire prediction system devised

Researchers have devised a model to anticipate drought and forest fires in the Amazon rainforest.The research, which used precipitation records dating back to 1970 and hotspots tracked by the Moder

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:52
latitude: 
-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253

In multi-county disaster simulation: ‘Damage … is widespread’

Brazil — As the state’s largest natural disaster exercise unfolded Tuesday, the response tested the capabilities of emergency responders throughout the Wabash Valley.

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Wed, 18/05/2011 - 12:21
latitude: 
-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253

Flood in Brazil

Torrents of flood water devastated towns and villages in northeastern Brazil, killing at least 38 people and leaving more than 600 missing and more than 50,000 without shelter.

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Flood in Brazil
Region: 
Brazil
Occurance Date: 
22/06/2010
latitude: 
-14.235
longitude: 
-51.9253

Flood in Brazil

 Torrential rains caused floods and landslides that killed at least 31 people in Rio de Janeiro state, shutting down transport and commerce.

Source: GlideNumber

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Name: 
Flood in Brazil
Region: 
Rio de Janeiro
Occurance Date: 
06/04/2010

Mexico Campus of the Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRECTEALC)

The agreement for the establishment of the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CRECTEALC) was signed by the governments of Mexico and Brazil in 19