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Niger: Expanding cellular network coverage with satellites

Satellite services can greatly improve cellular network coverage in rural areas

The telecommunication provider Orange Niver will be using satellite services from Intelsat to improve cellular network coverage in rural Niger.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:12
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17.6078
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8.08167

International Charter activated for floods in three Western African countries

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated three times in the past two days to provide satellite imagery and maps regarding floods in Niger, Senegal and Nigeria.

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Wed, 29/08/2012 - 16:16

Night-Time Images Help Track Disease From The Sky

Normally used to spot where people live, satellite images of night-time lights can help keep tabs on the diseases festering among them, too, according to new research.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 14/12/2011 - 14:58
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17.6078
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8.08167

Regional Centre For training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS)

The Regional Centre for training in Aerospace Surveys was created in 1972 under the auspices of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) with a mandate for Training, Research, Consultancy and

AGRHYMET Regional Centre

The AGRHYMET Regional Centre was established in 1974 as a specialized institute of the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) composed of nine member States (Burkin

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2.115

Floods in Niger

Intense rains in northern Air Mountains and desert towns affected 7,000 households, damaged 3,500 homes in the commune of Agadez.

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Region: 
Niger
Occurance Date: 
03/09/2009

Floods in Niger

187 homes destroyed in Moa village in southeast region of Zinder; government and MSF distributing relief supplies

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Name: 
Floods in Niger
Region: 
Niger
Occurance Date: 
18/07/2009

Epidemic in Niger

Across 7 West African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d?Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo) there have been 38 cases of wild polio reported in 2008 and an additional 13 cases so far in 2009.

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Name: 
Epidemic in Niger
Region: 
Niger
Occurance Date: 
25/03/2009

Epidemic in Niger

An outbreak of meningitis has occurred in Niger and claimed the lives of vulnerable populations.

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Name: 
Epidemic in Niger
Region: 
Niger
Occurance Date: 
18/03/2009

Epidemic in Niger

Meningococcal disease, 139 killed and 3440 affected persons
Source : Emdat

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Name: 
Epidemic in Niger
Region: 
Niger
Occurance Date: 
01/01/2009