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Israel: Own satellite to monitor crops from outer space

Thermal image of Israel after a wild fire

Israel has years of experience in satellite communication and navigation. The country is now preparing to launch its first Earth Observation satellite to monitor crops.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:42
latitude: 
31.0461
longitude: 
34.8516

State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

Since 12 December, a winter storm, Alexa, has struck the Middle East causing days of snow and heavy rain.

Disaster Information
Region: 
State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon
Occurance Date: 
17/12/2013
latitude: 
31.3547
longitude: 
34.3088

Floods in Israel, Palestine and Jordan

On 10 January 2013 the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated for floods in the Middle East to provide satellite imagery and derived maps.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods
Region: 
Middle East
Occurance Date: 
10/01/2013
latitude: 
32.1806
longitude: 
35.1302

UNOOSA activates International Charter for Floods in Israel

On 10 January 2013 the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated for floods in Israel to provide satellite imagery and derived maps.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 14/01/2013 - 10:12
latitude: 
32.1806
longitude: 
35.1302