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UN-SPIDER’s RSO in the Islamic Republic of Iran supports APSCO Training Course

The Iranian Space Agency, in its role as a UN-SPIDER’s RSO, represented the UN-SPIDER Programme in the "APSCO Training Course on Environment and Disaster Monitoring through Space T

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 01/12/2011 - 13:36
latitude: 
23.7099
longitude: 
90.4071

Earthquake in Iran

Seven people have been killed and hundreds have been injured in a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that jolted southeastern Iran on 20 December 2010 damaging buildings in outlying mountainous areas.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake in Iran
Region: 
Southeastern Iran
Occurance Date: 
20/12/2010
latitude: 
28.491
longitude: 
59.117

Iran names OIC satellite 'volunteers'

In October, the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) ratified a bill allowing the government to enhance its efforts to design and launch satellites and satellite carriers. Three years after Russia launched Iran's first satellite in 2005, another satellite --jointly designed by Iran, China, and Thailand -- was launched into orbit by China. Iranian officials say Islamic countries could use satellite imagery for hazard and natural disaster management as well as accurate cartography.
More information, please see: Press TV

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Publishing Date: 
Sun, 28/11/2010 - 16:04
latitude: 
32.4279
longitude: 
53.688

Earthquake in Iran, Islam Rep.

An earthquake in northeastern Iran injured 274 people.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake in Iran, Islam Rep.
Region: 
Northeastern Iran
Occurance Date: 
30/07/2010
latitude: 
32.4279
longitude: 
53.688