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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. By December, 27 at least seven cities have set new records for the most rain received during a single month, according to the Brazil’s National Meteorology Institute (INMET). The city of Aimores, in the state of Minas Gerais, received more than 400 percent of the average December rainfall.

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Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:13

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Tue, 01/07/2014

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 social equity and ensure environmental protection on an ever more crowded planet to get to the future we want at the Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UNOOSA will be organising the following side-event:

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Thu, 17/05/2012 - 11:54

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Thu, 05/17/2012

Brazil wants Japanese assistance in disaster prevention

Brazil urged Japan to collaborate in the field of

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:12

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Mon, 02/06/2012

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. Satellites play an important role in the monitoring and assessment of drylands.

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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 Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA satellites, finds a strong correlation between sea surf

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Thu, 21/07/2011 - 11:52

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

Brazil — As the state’s largest natural

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Wed, 18/05/2011 - 12:21

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Flood in Brazil

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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

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FL-2010-000120-BRA

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Brazil

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22/06/2010

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Flood in Brazil

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

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Flood in Brazil

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FL-2010-000067-BRA

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Rio de Janeiro

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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 1997.
The CRECTEALC impart long duration courses on space science and technology education.

Website  http://www.crectealc.org/

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Epidemic in the Americas

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Countries of the Americas reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%.

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http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19052

http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19053

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Epidemic in Americas

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EP-2010-000058-ARG, EP-2010-000058-BRA, EP-2010-000058-COL , EP-2010-000058-SLV, EP-2010-000058-HND, EP-2010-000058-PRY, EP-2010-000058-PRI

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Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, Puerto Rico

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16/03/2010

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