Nepal

International workshop on "Role of land professionals and SDI in disaster risk reduction: in the context of post 2015 Nepal earthquake"

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Main objective of the event is to exploit the international expertise for enhancing professional capacity to contribute in the effort of DRR in the situation like currently in Nepal. The event further aims to explore opportunities for strengthening and promoting good practices in professional geospatial education and advancing SDI concepts and spatially enabled societies.

latitude: 

28

longitude: 

85

Date: 

25/11/2015 to 27/11/2015

Venue City: 

Kathmandu

Venue: 

Radisson Hotel

Venue Country: 

  • Nepal

Event Organisers: 

Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (NICS) and Nepal Remote Sensing and Photogrammetric Society (NRSPS)

Co-organisers: 

Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Survey Department, and Land Management Training Center of the Government of Nepal

Language of event: 

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Humanitarian GIS Award for ICIMOD

Basanta Shrestha (in the middle), ICIMOD's Director of Strategic Cooperation, receiving the Award in San Diego (Image: ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD),  UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office, has been awarded the “Humanitarian GIS Award” at the International User Conference, organized by the Environmental System Research Institute (Esri) in San Diego, California.

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Thu, 23/07/2015 - 10:25

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3

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102
Thu, 07/23/2015

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ICIMOD to collaborate in a new platform for disaster relief coordination

Screenshot of the DRRIP platform (Image: ICIMOD)

A new platform for earthquake relief and reconstruction operations has been developed for Nepal by the Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs in conjunction with the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), and the Environmental System Research Institute (Esri).

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Thu, 09/07/2015 - 10:48

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28

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85
Thu, 07/09/2015

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ICIMOD: New app to improve disaster relief

“Disaster Reporting” app is now freely available in Google Play (Image: ICIMOD)

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Wed, 10/06/2015 - 15:11

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28

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84
Wed, 06/10/2015

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0

Scientist-volunteers map landslides from Nepal earthquakes

Volunteers are mapping earthquake-inducted landslides in Nepal (Image: NASA)

A team of international volunteers is combing through satellite imagery of the earthquake-affected areas in Nepal to identify additional hazards like earthquake-induced landslides. “Landslides are a common secondary

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:02

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28

longitude: 

84
Fri, 06/05/2015

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International team to prevent hazards after Nepal earthquake

Landslides identified by the NASA-USGS-Interagency Volunteer Earthquake Response Team appearing in yellow and by the British Geological Survey-Durham University-Earthquakes Without Frontiers team in pink (Image: Google/ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the National Aerospace and Space Administration (NASA), the University of Arizona, and collaborators have coordinated an international volunteer team to map and assess natural hazards in order to prevent future disasters after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April 2015 and caused large loss of life and property.

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Tue, 12/05/2015 - 15:38

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28

longitude: 

84
Tue, 05/12/2015

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0

Volunteers mapped Nepal’s Earthquake within 48 hours

Dharahara tower in Kathmandu before and after the earthquake (Image: DigitalGlobe)

The same day a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, digital volunteers from all over the world began to map the affected areas. Based on data and satellite imagery the created maps help first responders, before they even hit the ground, on search, rescue and relief operations.

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Thu, 07/05/2015 - 11:12

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28

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84
Thu, 05/07/2015

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ICIMOD provides resources and expertise to support earthquake relief efforts in Nepal

ICIMOD supports relief operations in destroyed areas (Image:Hilmi Hacaloğlu)

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Nepal, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in the Hindu Kush Himalayas (ICIMOD), formed a team of GIS and remote sensing experts to support relief efforts after the 7.8 earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015.

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Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:44

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28

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84
Tue, 05/05/2015

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0

Satellite Data shows Nepal earthquake displacement

Nepal Earthquake Displacement (Image: DLR)

An image based on satellite data from the European Sentinel-1A satellite shows how and where the land uplifted and sank from the 7.8-magnitute earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April 2015.

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Mon, 04/05/2015 - 14:11

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latitude: 

28

longitude: 

84
Mon, 05/04/2015

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0

Saarc on the way to implement a disaster monitoring system

The new agreement is aimed to provide assistance to all Saarc member states affected by disasters (Image: Krish Dulal)

An agreement signed by all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) states (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan and India) is underway to promote a rapid response to natural disasters.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 14:11

latitude: 

21

longitude: 

79
Wed, 04/29/2015

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0

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