Philippines

The 36th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing

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ACRS is one of the largest remote sensing conferences in Asia. ACRS 2015 will bring together students, researchers, scientists, engineers, policy makers, professionals and practitioners from developed and developing countries from and around Asia to share insights into the challenges and opportunities of remote sensing and related geospatial technologies in building resiliency and encouraging economic growth and development.

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Date: 

19/10/2015 to 23/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 01/07/2015

Venue City: 

Manila

Venue: 

Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria

Venue Country: 

  • Philippines

Event Organisers: 

Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS) and Philippine Geosciences and Remote Sensing Society (PHILGRSS).

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ADB to train officials in Philippines and Bangladesh on satellite-based tools

Damages caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines in 2013 (Image: Eoghan Rice - Trócaire / Caritas)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will train government and community officials as well as volunteers in the Philippines and Bangladesh in the use of satellite-based tools to face natural disasters.

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Fri, 24/04/2015 - 09:44

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Fri, 04/24/2015

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Atlas of cities at risk from natural disasters published

2013 Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines (Image: DFID/ Henry Donati)

More than 50 percent of the most exposed cities in the world for natural disasters are located in Philippines, China, Japan and Bangladesh, according to a recent publication by the global risk analytics company Verisk Maplecroft.

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Mon, 09/03/2015 - 11:22

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Philippines announces US$11 million fund for disaster maps

Disaster Map, Philippines (Image: CalamityDisasterWatch)

The Philippines will spend US$11 million to produce maps as part of a US$489 million

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Thu, 12/02/2015 - 08:48

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Thu, 02/12/2015

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Philippines: International Charter activated for Typhoon

NASA's Terra satellite took an image of Super Typhoon Hagupit

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 4 December 2014 in order to assist the Philippines to face Typhoon Hagupit, known locally as Ruby.

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Sat, 06/12/2014 - 11:45

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Sat, 12/06/2014

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Philippines: Geohazard maps for Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda response

Typhoon Yolanda

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in the Philippines has elaborated geohazard maps for 131 out of the 171 cities and municipalities that were hit by the typhoon Haiyan -known as Yolanda by local communities- on 8 November 2014.

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Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:21

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Tue, 11/11/2014

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Disaster statistics: 22 million people displaced in 2013

The report states that almost 22 million people were displaced by disasters in 2013.

According to a report from the International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council, almost 22 million people were forced to flee their homes due to disasters triggered by natural hazards in 2013. These numbers could increase as urban populations grow, the report says.

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Thu, 18/09/2014 - 08:10

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Philippines: LiDAR mapping of major river basins completed

The Philippines are frequently affected by floods

The Department of Science and Technology  of Philippines (DOST) has achieved the Light Ranging and Detection Technology (LiDAR) mapping of the three major river basins in Western Visayas.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 28/07/2014 - 15:55

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Mon, 07/28/2014

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Philippines: Satellites track Typhoon Rammasun

Typhoon Rammasun
In this map, based on TRMM data, heavier rainfall is shown in dark blue.

On 15 and 16 July 2014 Typhoon Rammasun swept across the southern Philippine islands of Luzon as a category 3 storm. The typhoon made landfall with 200 km dropping 200 millimeters of rain on Luzon, Samar, and Panay.  Official have attributed 20 deaths to Rammasun’s high winds blowing down trees and power lines but claim that the damage could have been worse. Applying lessons learned from Haiyan 8 months prior more than 400,000 people evacuated their homes in the storm’s path.

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Thu, 17/07/2014 - 15:38

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Thu, 07/17/2014

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Philippines launch Yolanda Rehabilitation Scientific Information Center

Image of Destruction in Phillippines

On 26 May 2014, the Yolanda Rehabilitation Scientific Information Center (YoRInfoCenter)  was launched  by the  Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 27/05/2014 - 08:39

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Tue, 05/27/2014

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