Europe

Open Forum formulates European perspective on disaster risk reduction

Image courtesy of UNISDR

The Government of Turkey hosted the European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) Open Forum in Istanbul from 26 to 28 March 2017. EFDDR is Europe’s regional platform for disaster risk reduction and brings together multiple stakeholders across all sectors through its Open Forum meetings to discuss and advance on disaster risk reduction issues and to shape the implementation and monitoring of the Sendai Framework in Europe.

English

Do not include in news list: 

0

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Sat, 01/04/2017 - 04:32

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Sat, 04/01/2017

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

New instrument for monitoring sea level change

ESA’s Earth observation satellite Sentinel-3A has on its board a new instrument measuring sea surface height and wave height.

English

Do not include in news list: 

0

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 05:55

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Thu, 03/02/2017

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Measuring Earth’s Temperature

Sentinel-3A. Image: Courtesy of ESA

The Sentinel-3A, one of the most complete Copernicus missions, has advanced instruments to measure the temperature on oceans, land, ice and atmosphere. After going through testing and improvements since its launch on February 2016, it has released high quality information from the Ocean and Land Colour Instrument in October this year.

English

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 06:54

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Wed, 11/30/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

UN-SPIDER present in the 20th anniversary celebration of the UN in Bonn

Juan Carlos Villagran of UN-SPIDER at the UN talks.
Minister Lersch-Mense of North Rhine Westphalia visiting the UN-SPIDER stand
Visitors of all ages stop by the stand
The United Nations commemorated its 20th anniversary since its establishment in Bonn, Germany in June 1996.  Taking into consideration the recent launch of the Sustainable Development Goals, the theme for this anniversary celebration was “Shaping a Sustainable Future”.    UN-SPIDER joined the festivities on 28 and 29 October 2016.
English

Short title: 

Major of the City of Bonn hosting the Reception during the UN Day in Bonn.

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 04:33

Free tagging: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Wed, 11/02/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

1

Mapping activated for earthquake in Italy

Night view of Italy. Image: NASA

The COPERNICUS Emergency Management Service Mapping was activated on 26 October 2016 due to a 5.4 earthquake affecting Italy's central region. Although there are no fatalities the tremor has left destruction and people sleeping on the street or improvised shelters, reported RT.

English

Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 27/10/2016 - 04:26

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Thu, 10/27/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Vital view from space

Screenshot of the video from DW. Tomorrow today section. Courtesy of DW Germany’s Public international broadcaster.

Radar Satellite images offer precise 3D pictures of earth. The Crises Control Team of the German Aerospace Center puts together radar imagery on natural disasters like floods or earthquakes. This information is essential for

English

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 19/10/2016 - 00:46

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Wed, 10/19/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Deadly Earthquake in Central Italy

Image courtesy of USGS, ShakeMap.

In the early morning of the 24 August 2016 an earthquake of magnitude 4.5 occurred in the central area of the Italian Republic, affecting the regions of Lazio, Abruzzo and Umbria.  

English

Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 25/08/2016 - 23:35

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Thu, 08/25/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Fire in the west coast of the Republic of Portugal and South of France

Republic of Portugal, image courtesy of NASA by Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response. Caption by Adam Voiland.

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Terra

English

Do not include in news list: 

0

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 21:58

Free tagging: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Fri, 08/12/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Floods in Skopje, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Copernicus Emergency Management Service (© activation_2016 European Union), [EMSR174] Map Title: Delineation Map.

Skopje, the capital city of the Republic of Macedonia, was impacted by heavy rains on the 7th of August which led to floods in various parts of the city especially in the northern suburbs.

English

Do not include in news list: 

0

Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 09/08/2016 - 23:57

Free tagging: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Tue, 08/09/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Floods affecting Europe and the United-States

Floods in France. Image with courtesy of Philippe Derrien

Massive floods recently affected Europe and the United-States. In the case of the United States, the Integrated Multisatellite Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) system - using

English

Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Mon, 13/06/2016 - 10:41

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

0

longitude: 

0
Fri, 06/03/2016

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Pages

Zircon - This is a contributing Drupal Theme
Design by WeebPal.