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China: successful launch of Yaogan XIX satellite

The satellite will be used to aid in preventing and reducing natural disasters

On 20 November 2013 China successfully launched the Yaogan XIX, a remote-sensing satellite.

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Thu, 28/11/2013 - 10:06
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37.8706
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112.549

China: UN-SPIDER Capacity Building for Flood and Drought Mapping

26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.
26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.

From 27-31 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office organized a capacity building programme in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:34
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116.408

UN-SPIDER organizes interactive training session for NDRCC

The training course strengthened the capacity of NDRCC

From 21 to 22 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing office will organize an interactive training session in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the National Disaster Reduction Centre of Chin

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Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:44
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116.408

UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference on Disaster Risk Identification, Assessment and Monitoring inaugurated

Participants of the UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference on Disaster Risk Identification

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - "Disaster Risk Identification, Assessment and monitoring“ was successfully inaugurated o

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Wed, 23/10/2013 - 11:23
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39.904
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116.408

China: National emergency geospatial data system

The new Chinese national emergency geospatial data system uses World Map, China'

China has established a national emergency geospatial data system to provide first-responders with detailed maps within two hours after a disaster, as the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported.

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Tue, 22/10/2013 - 10:30
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39.904
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116.408

China: Fengyun Weather Satellite successfully launched

Northern China seen from Space.

In late September, China's Long March 4C launch vehicle has launched the Fengyun 3C meteorological satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

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Tue, 08/10/2013 - 15:10
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112.549