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Colombia Prevention and Emergency Support Fund (FOPAE)

The Department of Prevention and Emergency of the District of Bogotá (DPAE) was created in 1999 with the function to coordinate all prevention and emergency response activities in Bogota.

Colombian Geological Service (SGC)

The Colombian Geological Survey (previously INGEOMINAS) is attached to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, which is part of the National System of Science, Technology and Innovation (SNCTI ).

Colombia Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM)

The Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) is a government agency of the Ministry of Environmen

Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC)

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) of Colombia and UNOOSA signed a cooperation agreement to establish a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in 2011.

Colombian Space Commission (CCE)

The CCE is the gateway, through which, Colombia can achieve strengthening of knowledge of the Earth and Outer Space by mean of processes of coordination, agreement, institutional and social partici

Recommended Practices: Using Space Technologies for Disaster and Risk Management

4th Meeting of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices on 11 February 2013
Example of a Flood Map

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of space-based information for disaster risk management and emergency response.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/02/2014 - 09:00
latitude: 
48.2348
longitude: 
16.4169

IGAC: New Satellite image processing system

MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows floods in Colombia

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Colombia, Instituto Geografico Agustin

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 30/01/2014 - 11:47
latitude: 
4.57087
longitude: 
-74.2973

Colombia: IGAC publishes USGS Landsat 8 Products Guide

Remote sensing course and spatial analysis

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, IGAC, has published a guide in Spanish for the use and pro

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 04/11/2013 - 10:23
latitude: 
4.59806
longitude: 
-74.0758

Colombia: Geomatics Week 2013 concluded

The 2013 Geomatic Week took place from 30 September to 4 October in Bogota

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), host to UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, successfully ended the fourth version of the International Geomatics Week.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:17
latitude: 
4.59806
longitude: 
-74.0758

Colombia: Estimating and mapping landslides and floods

Location of the Phase II, Eastern Zone Jurisdiction CORANTIOQUIA – COLOMBIA.

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia (IGAC) has entered the second phase of the project "Estimating and Mapping threats by Landslide and flood events with the use of geospatial

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 28/08/2013 - 09:02
latitude: 
4.63914
longitude: 
-74.08