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Namibian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

NRSC’s largest core area in humanitarian aid is health and care.

Namibian Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry

The mission of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is to realize the potential of the agricultural, water and forestry sectors towards the promotion of an efficient and sustainable soci

Namibian Disaster Risk Management of the Office of the Prime Minister

The Directorate exists to develop a functional national disaster risk reduction system that minimizes community vulnerability to hazards and effectively manages the impact of disasters within the c

Satellite systems company paves way for defence developments

Supplier of innovative small and medium-sized satellite systems SunSpace says its Sumbandila satellite has paved the way for further research and development into the requirements of a future, loca

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 16:27
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-33.9367
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18.8614

SumbandilaSat beyond repair

South Africa’s second satellite, SumbandilaSat, is no longer fulfilling its main purpose due to technical problems and is essentially beyond repair, its maker SunSpace says.

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Tue, 31/01/2012 - 16:18
latitude: 
-30.5595
longitude: 
22.9375

EO in Malaria Vector Control and Management

Malareo is focusing to develop technology and implement earth observation data that contributes to the fight against malaria in southern Africa.

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Fri, 15/04/2011 - 15:52
latitude: 
-30.5595
longitude: 
22.9375

ENHANS Pretoria Workshop Recommendations

Fulfilling a mandate from the ENHANS International Workshop on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa which was held in Pretoria, South Africa, in January 2011, a comprehensive recomm

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Fri, 01/04/2011 - 12:00
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-25.7313
longitude: 
28.2184

SOUTH AFRICA: Floods highlight lack of disaster preparedness

South Africa was ill-prepared for the heavy summer rains that have caused flooding in eight of the country’s nine provinces since mid-December, according to disaster management experts and of

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Fri, 04/02/2011 - 15:06
latitude: 
-30.5595
longitude: 
22.9375

UN-SPIDER at ENHANS International Workshop “Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa”

The Extreme Natural Hazards And Societal Implications (ENHANS) International Workshop on Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa was held in Pretoria, South Africa, from 17 to 20 Januar

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Fri, 04/02/2011 - 12:31
latitude: 
-25.7313
longitude: 
28.2184

South Africa's satellite 'leads the way'

South Africa's micro-satellite, SumbandilaSat, is living up to its Venda name as it "leads the way" in providing free, frequent high-resolution images capable of revolutionising local ear

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 23/12/2010 - 15:45
latitude: 
-25.7313
longitude: 
28.2184