East Asia

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. Yaogan XIX was sent into scheduled

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Thu, 28/11/2013 - 10:06

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UNESCAP: Workshop on geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management concluded

Fires in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam seen from space

From 20 to 22 February, ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) held a regional workshop on geo-referenced

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Tue, 26/02/2013 - 08:39

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Twin Typhoons make landfall on South-East Asia

Balance of 23 death people in Philipines and around 154,000 forced to leave their houses. These are the consequences of the Tropical Storm Saola, a typhoon that today washes over Taiwan and it is forecast to landfall south of Shanghai on August 3.

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Thu, 02/08/2012 - 14:52

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Thu, 08/02/2012

NASA's Aqua satellite monitoring tropical storms

Tropical Storm Muifa appears huge on NASA infrared imagery

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Mon, 01/08/2011 - 15:33

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