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Indonesia: Launch of advanced disaster monitoring system

Fires in Sumatra, Indonesia in March 2014 seen from Space.

Indonesia recently launched InAWARE, an advanced hazard early warning and monitoring system in order to enhance its emergency response capacities.

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Tue, 01/04/2014 - 12:09
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-6.20876
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106.846

Sinabung Volcano: Detecting pyroclastic flow from space

The eruptions of Mount Sinabung are less violent now, but they are not over.

In January 2014, Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island has exploded intensively and repeatedly, forcing thousands of residents to vacate their houses.

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Wed, 12/03/2014 - 14:48
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7.55038
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103.484

Indonesia: Sumatra is covered with haze from ongoing fires

satellite image of fires in Indonesia

Since February, many fires have broken out on the Sumatra peninsula in Indonesia,

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Mon, 10/03/2014 - 14:19
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-0.589724
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101.343

Indonesia: Aqua and Terra satellites locate nearly 530 fire hotspots in Sumatra

Satellite images help detect fires in Indonesia

NASA’s satellites detected over 500 hotspots of forest, plantation and peatland fires across the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:10
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-0.589724
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101.343

Indonesia: International Charter activated due to volcano eruption

Satellite image of volcano eruption

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated in Indonesia on 13 February by one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices,

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Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:17
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-7.935
longitude: 
112.314

Indonesia: Satellite sees ash plume from Sinabung

natural-color image of an ash plume from Sinabung on January 16, 2014

The Sinabung volcano was seen as non-active, with no historical records of eruptions, until 2010.

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Thu, 23/01/2014 - 14:51
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43.1063
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6.35422

Indonesia: Indigenous groups use community GPS mapping

NASA's MODIS on Terra satellite shows changes in coastal line of Sumatra Island

In line with Indonesia's One Map Initiative (OMI) launched in 2012, indigenou

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Fri, 10/01/2014 - 13:03
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101.343

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia: International Charter activated

NASA Earth Observatory image shows the Sinabung Volcano in Indonesia

On 7 January 2014 the International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated due to the numerous eruption of the Mount Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Wed, 08/01/2014 - 12:54
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3.16964
longitude: 
98.393

Indonesia: International Charter activated after volcanic eruption

Activation of the International Charter

On 03 November 2013, the Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra erupted for the third time in three months, causing an ash plume 7 km high.

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Wed, 06/11/2013 - 16:07
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3.17111
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98.3903

Indonesia: UN-SPIDER organizes stakeholders meeting

Representatives of DLR and LAPAN during the meeting.
Participants of the stakeholders meeting

In parallel to the United Nations/Indonesia International Conference on Integrated Space Technology Applications to Climate Change facilitated by UNOOSA, UN-SPIDER organized a one-day stakeholder m

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Wed, 11/09/2013 - 10:47
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-6.17214
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106.835