Haiti

Franco-Haitian convention on satellite-based environmental monitoring signed

Satellite image of Haiti and the Greater Antilles

On 17 November 2014, the Convention on Satellite-based Environmental Monitoring in Haiti (SEAS-Haiti) was signed by representatives of France and of Haiti.

At the agreement's core is the implementation of a technological platform for sustainable environmental management in Haiti and the Caribbean, using satellite imagery for research, training, innovation and sustainable development.

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in Haiti

OCHA led the humanitarian response to Haiti’s devastating earthquake in January 2010, which killed 217,300 people and affected 2.1 million Haitians.

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Haiti: New geoportal for spatial and environmental data launched

3-D Visualization of Port-à-Piment Watershed, Republic of Haiti

After four years of field research and analytic support provided to the Republic of Haiti and multiple partners there, the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) has launched the Haiti GeoPortal, as CIESIN reported on their website.

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Haiti: Innovative high-technology disaster mitigation project launched

By mapping vulnerable communities through handheld GPS, the project will identif

The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) and Taiwan (Province of China) announced the launch of the Haiti/DR

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International Charter activated for Hurricane Sandy

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in the context of Hurricane Sandy - the largest Atlantic tropical storm system on record. UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA activated the mechanism on 29 October 2012 for Haiti. Hurricane Sandy tore through the Caribbean between 26-28 October, leaving a reported 51 dead in Haiti and another 15 missing.

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Tue, 13/11/2012 - 11:27

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CATHALAC: Subsequent Analysis on Lake Azuei Flooding

UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office CATHALAC published a subsequent analysis on the flooding of Lake Azuei in Haiti.

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CATHALAC publishes analysis of floodings in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) conducted a satellite-based analysis of floodings caused by the lakes Azuei in Haiti and Enriquillo in the Dominican Republic.

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Wed, 19/09/2012 - 17:31
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The USGS provides SPOT data for Hurricane Isaac

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) offers SPOT data for Hurricane Isaac over Haiti acquired on the 28 and 29 of August 2012. A total of 40 images is available. Users can download public and restricted image datasets after registering and logging in to the USGS HDDS portal.

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Fri, 31/08/2012 - 10:12

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Fri, 08/31/2012

The Red Cross in Haiti

Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premier

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MapAction in Haiti

In a humanitarian crisis, relief agencies need rapid answers to questions about 'where'. Where are the greatest needs? Where are the gaps that need to be filled? MapAction is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that works in

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