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India: Developing a satellite-linked disaster warning system in Gujarat

The government is already working in the implementation of this project

The Indian state of Gujarat is planning a project to set up a satellite-linked disaster warning system along Gujarat's coastline to alert fishermen during adverse weather conditions.

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Tue, 13/08/2013 - 14:09
latitude: 
22.2587
longitude: 
71.1924

India: INSAT-3D can speed search and rescue operations

INSAT-3D equipped with search and rescue payload

On July 25, 2013 the Indian meteorological satellite INSAT-3D was successfully launched, equipped with search and rescue payload that will facilitate speedy search and rescue operations to India an

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Fri, 02/08/2013 - 16:55
latitude: 
20.5937
longitude: 
78.9629

UN-SPIDER co-organizes training on space technologies for floods

From 22 to 26 July 2013, UN-SPIDER jointly with CSSTEAP (Centre for Space Science Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific), IWMI (International Water Management Institute) and UNESCAP organiz

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Mon, 29/07/2013 - 08:11
latitude: 
30.3405
longitude: 
78.0409

India: GIS used in the Flood Mapping Project to prevent damages

India suffers of severe floods

The Indian State is strengthening efforts towards flood mapping using GIS to assess the vulnerability of selected areas and therefore, be able to prepare the necessary disaster mitigation activit

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 24/07/2013 - 16:10
latitude: 
22.2587
longitude: 
71.1924

India: First navigation satellite launched

IRNSS 1 A Launch

India’s first dedicated navigation satellite, the IRNSS-1A, developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation, was successfully put in orbit on Monday night, as the newspaper The Hindu repo

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Tue, 02/07/2013 - 16:27
latitude: 
13.72
longitude: 
80.2303

International Charter: DLR delivers satellite images for Indian flood assistance

Uttarakhand under water

Following severe flooding in northern India and Nepal, the Indian government activated the

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 28/06/2013 - 11:40
latitude: 
30.0668
longitude: 
79.0193

Nepal and India: Impacts of the 2013 Monsoon Floods

Cumulative 3 day TRMM satellite rainfall estimate

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, ICIMOD, published an overview of the events following the heavy monsoon rains this past month in Nepal and India causing heavy flooding.

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Thu, 27/06/2013 - 08:21
latitude: 
27.3523
longitude: 
82.3535

Floods in India

Ganges and Yamuna river seen from space by MODIS/Aqua on 21 June 2013

In June 2013, North India experienced heavy rainfall that triggered devastating floods and landslides in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.

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Name: 
Floods in India
Region: 
Northern India
Occurance Date: 
20/06/2013
latitude: 
28.8316
longitude: 
78.7783

India: Navigation Centre inaugurated

Gujarat, India seen from space.

On 28 May, 2013, the Indian Space Research Organisation unveiled a new Navigation Centre in Bangalore Rural Disctrict, as The Economic Times reported.

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Tue, 04/06/2013 - 09:23
latitude: 
12.5842
longitude: 
77.3398

India: Wireless Flood Early Warning Systems

Testing the flood early warning system

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office, ICIMOD (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development) and its partner Aaranyak-India are developing and testing the establishment of flood early war

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 30/05/2013 - 07:37
latitude: 
27.7
longitude: 
85.3333