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Sudan: Connecting farmers with real-time flood management information

Sudan seen from Space by ESA's Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer in 2004

In 2003, 2007 and 2013, Sudan was particularly harshly affected by flash floods that displaced hundreds of thousands of people.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 27/03/2014 - 09:40
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12.6592
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Sudan - National Training course

This training course was conducted to strengthen institutional capacities at the federal and state levels to consolidate the use of space technologies and geo-information.

Date: 
05/05/2013 - 09/05/2013
Title of Training: 
Space-based Technology for Disaster Risk Management Awareness and Training Course in Sudan
Trainers: 
UN-SPIDER, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research and Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)
Target Group: 
Representatives of government agencies, NGOs, academia, United Nations organizations and private companies in Sudan including the Remote Sensing Authority, the Meteorological Service, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Sudan and the national UNDP and WFP Offices in Sudan.
Training Profile: 
The training course aimed to raise the awareness of decision-makers and local staff regarding the benefits of space-based information and to increase the capacity of staff in these institutions on the use of space-based technology for disaster management. The training course was kicked off with a one-day awareness-raising workshop on 5 Mayand was followed by a four-day training course. Over 120 participants from the government, NGOs, academia, United Nations organizations and private companies in Sudan participated in the first day’s workshop. About 20 participants from the Remote Sensing Authority, the Meteorological Service, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Sudan and the national UNDP and WFP Offices attended the subsequent training course.
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15.5501
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32.5322

Sudan: International Charter activated due to floods

 Heavy rain and floods in Sudan

Due to heavy rain and floods in Sudan, the International Charter was activated on 6 August 2013 in order to aid and support emergency responders in the country with space-based information.

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Tue, 06/08/2013 - 17:33
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12.8628
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30.2176

Sudan: UN-SPIDER training on space-based technologies for disaster risk management

Training the use of space technologies for disaster risk reduction.

A workshop and training course on space-based technologies for disaster risk management are being held from 5 to 9 May 2013 in Khartoum, Sudan.

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Tue, 07/05/2013 - 09:44
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15.5501
longitude: 
32.5322

Sudanese Meteorological Authority

Its mission is to provide weather and climate information and services of quality to help decision-makers to plan and take action to ensure food security, poverty reduction and a sustainable develo

Sudanese Civil Defense

It is the apex body in the Sudanese Government to coordinate disaster management in the country.

Sudanese Remote Sensing Authority (RSA)

The Remote Sensing Authority (RSA) in Sudan was established in 1977, as a National Remote sensing Center (NRSC) within the National Council for Research, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific

latitude: 
15.5501
longitude: 
32.5322

Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources

Sudan government has embarked on a process at the national level to develop a policy and strategic plan to give clarity and direction, and ascribes accountability for water, sanitation and hygiene

Sudanese Ministry of Science and Technology

The Ministry of Science and Technology is responsible of contributing effectively to the construction of civilization by harnessing scientific research, science and technology for the development o

Sudanese Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

The development of the agriculture is very important for the success of the Sudan’s aims to reduce poverty, increase the economic growth and achieve a sustainable development in the country.