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Panama: International Charter activated for flood

Heavy rains in Central America in November 2010

On 18 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods and landslides in the Republic of Panama at the request of the USGS on behalf of SINAPROC / Chiriqui Province / Municipality of Tierra Alta.

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Wed, 20/08/2014 - 11:37

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9

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-82
Wed, 08/20/2014

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Mapping and Application of GPS: CATHALAC trains professionals

Participants of the course “Mapping and Application of GPS” offered by CATHALAC

On 23 February 2014, CATHALAC finished its training course “Mapping and Application of GPS” which offered professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean a deeper understanding of using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for mapping.

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 11:02

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9

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Mon, 03/24/2014

CATHALAC: Support to flood-stricken Eastern Caribbean islands

In some areas, rainfall was 1839 percent above the average

Between December 24 and 25, 2013, the eastern Caribbean islands of Dominica, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines were affected by torrential rains which triggered massive flooding and local landslides. The Associated Press reported that on the three islands, there were some 20 casualties. The Prime Ministers of those countries declared the state of national

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Thu, 30/01/2014 - 15:00

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48

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16
Thu, 01/30/2014

Regional Workshop on integral disaster risk management in Central America

Participants discussed recent advances, challenges and needs.

UN-SPIDER participated in the Regional Consultation and Awareness Raising Workshop on Integral

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Disaster Risk Management in Central America

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Mon, 02/12/2013 - 12:55

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9

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-80
Mon, 12/02/2013

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Regional Support Offices: Panama and CATHALAC Sign Host Country Agreement

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Panama, the Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama signed the Center´s host country agreement on 11 July 2012. The instrument was duly signed by His Excellency Roberto C. Henríquez, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Panama and CATHALAC's Director General, in the presence of Francisco Álvarez De Soto, Vice Minister of Foreign affairs, at the Republic of Panama's Bolívar Palace.

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Fri, 27/07/2012 - 09:43

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9

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-80
Fri, 07/27/2012

Advancing regional cooperation at the PAIGH/USGS Crisis Workshop in Panama

The Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) organized a Crisis Workshop during the annual meeting of the Commissions of PAIGH. The workshop took place on 13 and 14 June 2011 in Panama.

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Fri, 01/07/2011 - 20:09

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9

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-80

SERVIR

The SERVIR mechanism is a joint venture between NASA and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). It integrates satellite observations, ground-based

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Floods in Panama

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Due to the effect of a low pressure system in the Caribbean Sea interacting with

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Floods in Panama

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000225-PAN

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Panama (Chiriquí, Veraguas, Colón, Darién and Coclí)

Occurance Date: 

11/11/2010
activated

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9

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-82

Flood in Panama

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Relief has been delivered to population affected by floods, heavy rains and landslides in the province of Panama.

Source: glidenumber

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Flood in Panama

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000119-PAN

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Panama

Occurance Date: 

21/06/2010

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9

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-81

CATHALAC becomes new UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office

Panama-based CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) is the new UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office for Latin America and the Caribbean after signing a cooperation agreement with The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).

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Mon, 26/04/2010 - 15:14

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9

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-81

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