Dominican Republic

International Charter activated for floods in the Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo. Image courtesy of NASA.

Heavy rains are affecting the Dominican Republic since the end of March 2017. They caused swelling of rivers in several areas in the country , displacing more than 9,000 people.

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Training Course for EIGEO 2016

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The training course allowed UN-SPIDER to train the staff of the Geospatial Information Group for Risk Management and

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20/07/2016 to 22/07/2016

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Sun, 10/07/2016

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Santo Domingo

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National Emergency Commission

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  • Dominican Republic

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UN-SPIDER and the National Emergency Commission (CNE)

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Secure World Foundation

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Spanish

UN-SPIDER Regional Expert Meeting in Santo Domingo

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UN-SPIDER and the National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic conducted a regional expert meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with the support of Secure World Foundation on the use of in early warning systems for sroughts.

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18/07/2016 to 19/07/2016

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Thu, 14/04/2016

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Centro de Exportación e Inversión de la República Dominicana (CEI-RD)

Venue City: 

Santo Domingo

Venue Country: 

  • Dominican Republic

Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER

National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic

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Secure World Foundation

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Spanish

Hurricane Matthew in Dominican Republic and Haiti

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Hurricane Matthew impacted Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Jamaica on 03 October 2016.  As a category 4 hurricane, it has generated floods in these countries. The National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic elevated a request for technical support to UN-SPIDER on 04 October 2016.   

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Hurricane Matthew impacts Dominican Republic and Haiti on the first days of October 2016

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2016-000106

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Caribbean

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03/10/2016
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EIGEO Team activated to support disaster response efforts in Dominican Republic and Haiti

Members of the EIGEO team at the National Emergency Commission

The President of the National

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EIGEO team activated to support disaster response efforts in the Dominican Republic and Haiti

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Wed, 05/10/2016 - 09:32

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UN-SPIDER and the National Emergency Commission conduct a training course in Santo Domingo

Training course in Santo Domingo on drought indices

The UN-SPIDER programme of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the National

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EIGEO team trained in Santo Domingo

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Tue, 26/07/2016 - 05:40

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UN-SPIDER Regional Expert Meeting in Santo Domingo

Mrs Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of UNOOSA, and Mayor General Rafael De Luna Pichirilo, President of the National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic.
UN-SPIDER and the National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic conducted a regional expert meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with the support of Secure World Foundation on the use of in early warning systems for sroughts.
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UN-SPIDER Regional Expert Meeting in Santo Domingo

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Wed, 20/07/2016 - 23:13

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Mon, 07/18/2016

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Forest Fires in the Dominican Republic

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Landsat 8 image of 28 July 2014 showing the active forest fires

Since 20 July 2014, the Dominican Republic has been affected by forest fires. The fires have charred large parts of Valle Nuevo National Park, Constanza during the last few days devastating more than 1,300 hectares of pine forests, local residents say.

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Forest Fire Response in the Dominican Republic

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Forest Fires in the Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic

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25/07/2014
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Dominican Republic: Using novel geospatial tools for hurricane response

Previous simulation in Honduras in June 2014

When a disaster strikes, situational awareness regarding impacts and needs is essential as a way to plan and carry out response efforts in areas affected by such a disaster.

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Dominican Republic: GeoSHAPE Simulation Exercise

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Mon, 21/07/2014 - 09:49

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Mon, 07/21/2014

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Dominican Republic: CONAE strengthens technical capacities of EIGEO

Members of EIGEO during the training course

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office, the Argentinean Space Agency CONAE, is providing a two-phase technical training course to the inter-institutional working group EIGEO in the Dominican Republic in order to strengthen its members' capacities to use satellite imagery for disaster

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Capacity building in the Dominican Republic

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Wed, 12/03/2014 - 14:22

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