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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

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 20/08/2014 - 11:37
latitude: 
8.5849
longitude: 
-82.3886

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 Pos

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 11:02
latitude: 
8.99427
longitude: 
-79.5188

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

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 30/01/2014 - 15:00
latitude: 
48.2348
longitude: 
16.4169

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 Disaster Risk Management in Central America which took place in Panama City, Panama, from 26 to 28 Nov

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 02/12/2013 - 12:55
latitude: 
8.99427
longitude: 
-79.5188

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 P

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 27/07/2012 - 09:43
latitude: 
8.99803
longitude: 
-79.5838

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 01/07/2011 - 20:09
latitude: 
8.99427
longitude: 
-79.5188

SERVIR

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

Floods in Panama

Due to the effect of a low pressure system in the Caribbean Sea interacting with Tropical Storm Tomas, strong and continuous rains fell across Panama, producing landslides and flooding in 5 provinc

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Name: 
Floods in Panama
Region: 
Panama (Chiriquí, Veraguas, Colón, Darién and Coclí)
Occurance Date: 
11/11/2010
latitude: 
8.5849
longitude: 
-82.3886

Flood in Panama

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

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Name: 
Flood in Panama
Region: 
Panama
Occurance Date: 
21/06/2010
latitude: 
8.53798
longitude: 
-80.7821

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 cooper

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 26/04/2010 - 15:14
latitude: 
8.53798
longitude: 
-80.7821