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United Nations/International Astronautical Federation Workshop on Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits "Water Resources Management"

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The workshop on Space Technology for Socio-Economic Benefits on the theme "Water Resources Management" should promote the use of space technology for the benefit of Member States. The Workshop will be held in Jerusalem, Israel in conjunction with the 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

The Workshop will discuss space science, technologies and applications in support of economic, social and environmental sustainable development with a focus on water resources management, in particularly also in the developing countries.

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32

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35

Date: 

09/10/2015 to 11/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 12/07/2015

Venue City: 

Jerusalem

Venue: 

Jerusalem International Convention Center (ICC)

Venue Country: 

  • Israel

Event Organisers: 

The United Nations through its Programme on Space Applications implemented by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) 

Language of event: 

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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.

English

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:42

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31

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35
Tue, 02/25/2014

State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

English

Since 12 December, a winter storm, Alexa, has struck the Middle East causing days of snow and heavy rain. The, reportedly, worst storm of the region in over sixty years, has resulted in flooding in the Gaza Strip that has forced the evacuation of over 5000 people.

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Disaster Type: 

GLIDEnumber: 

CW-2013-000153-ISR, CW-2013-000153-JOR, CW-2013-000153-LBN, CW-2013-000153-PSE

Region: 

State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

Occurance Date: 

17/12/2013
activated

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31

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34

Floods in Israel, Palestine and Jordan

English

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. UN-SPIDER/UNOOSA requested the activation on behalf of UNOCHA, Pt Jerusalem Office. The National Space Organization (NSPO) already provided a Formosat2 image taken on 12 January 2013 over Palestine. The Imagery was processed by the FCU (Feng Chia University) GIS team.

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Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Floods

Region: 

Middle East

Occurance Date: 

10/01/2013
activated

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32

longitude: 

35

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. UN-SPIDER/UNOOSA requested the activation on behalf of UNOCHA, Pt Jerusalem Office. The National Space Organization (NSPO) already provided a Formosat2 image taken on 12 January 2013 over Palestine.

English

Short title: 

Snow and heavy floods affect the Middle East

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 14/01/2013 - 10:12

latitude: 

32

longitude: 

35
Mon, 01/14/2013

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