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Upcoming International Workshop and Training with the participation of UN-SPIDER

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UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region is organizing the “International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in

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Fri, 26/06/2015 - 12:09

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International Workshop and Training on The Role of Natural World Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction

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There are 59 Natural and 11 Mixed World Heritage Sites in the AsiaPacific. The proposed thematic training and workshop is intended to provide a platform to site managers and multi-disciplinary experts for training and work out on a possible action plan for

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Date: 

24/08/2015 to 28/08/2015

Venue City: 

Dehradun

Venue: 

Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Mehu Wala Mafi Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248007

Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

UNESCO Category 2 Centre on World Natural Heritage Management & Training for the Asia-Pacific Region at Wildlife Institute of India

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India shares concept note for SAARC satellite

Satellite view of India (Image: NASA)

India has prepared a concept note of the new SAARC satellite (tentatively called SAARC SAT) to the other members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), in preparation of a special meeting this week. SAARC is an economic and geopolitical organisation of eight countries that are primarily located in South Asia or Indian subcontinent.

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Mon, 22/06/2015 - 11:44

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6th Annual Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management

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The conference will build on opportunities through science and technology to address current issues and reduce risks for future generations. The conference would discuss the linkages among governance issues, decision making and

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28/10/2015 to 30/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 15/08/2015

Venue: 

SCOPE Convention Centre, 7 Lodhi Road New Delhi, 110003

Venue City: 

New Delhi

Venue Country: 

  • India

Event Organisers: 

Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Autonomous body under the Department of Science and Technology

International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM)

Co-organisers: 

International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria 

Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Japan

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India and USA: Cooperation to monitor earth changes in high detail

NISAR: the NASA-ISRO SAR Mission (Image: NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are working together on a project to monitor earth changes in high detail.

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Wed, 03/06/2015 - 11:20

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Satellite technology to combat droughts in India

During drought even drinking water can become scarce in Maharashtra (Image: Hemant Mishra/Mint)

The state government of India is using satellite technology to keep an eye on the progress of water conversation schemes across more than 30,000 sites of Jalyukta Shivar Scheme in Maharashtra. 'Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan' is the flagship programme of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who has set a target to rid Maharashtra of drought within a period of five years.

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Thu, 21/05/2015 - 11:13

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Viet Nam and India cooperate in remote sensing technology

True color satellite image of the Gulf of Tonkin in Vietnam (Image: NASA)

The Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Indian Department of Space will promote cooperation in remote sensing and outer space technology via joint projects in human resources training and in applying remote sensing technology.

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Mon, 18/05/2015 - 16:08

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Mon, 05/18/2015

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Saarc on the way to implement a disaster monitoring system

The new agreement is aimed to provide assistance to all Saarc member states affected by disasters (Image: Krish Dulal)

An agreement signed by all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) states (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan and India) is underway to promote a rapid response to natural disasters.

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Wed, 29/04/2015 - 14:11

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Wed, 04/29/2015

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Earthquake in Nepal: Space community becomes involved

Approximately 6.5 million people were affected in the region (Image: HDX)

On Saturday, 25 April 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and India with several aftershocks following on Saturday and Sunday. GDACS estimates that 6.5 million people are affected.

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Mon, 27/04/2015 - 16:05

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

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Earthquake in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, China

GLIDEnumber: 

EQ-2015-000048-NPL, EQ-2015-000048-IND, EQ-2015-000048-BGD, EQ-2015-000048-CHN

Region: 

Nepal

Occurance Date: 

25/04/2015
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