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Using space technology to monitor flooding in Thailand

Severe flooding affected large stretches of Thailand’s Chao Phraya River

The South Asia region is especially prone to flooding. Annually, flooding takes hundred of lives and causes damages in tens of billions US dollars.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 06/12/2013 - 14:00
latitude: 
15.87
longitude: 
100.993

UN-SPIDER participates in RESAP and Asia-Pacific Year meetings

From 26 to 27 November 2013, UN-SPIDER participated in the 17th Session of the Intergovernmental Consultative Committee (ICC) on the Regional Space Applications Programme for Sustainable Developmen

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 04/12/2013 - 13:00
latitude: 
13.7279
longitude: 
100.524

Southeast Asian Nations collaborate on satellite fire data

Fires in Burma, Thailand and Laos seen from Space.

Future.gov reported that the 10 member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have formally agreed to adopt the haze monitoring system and share satellite data to help locate

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 11/10/2013 - 11:12
latitude: 
1.35208
longitude: 
103.82

Thailand: Bushfire surveillance campaign launched

Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has ordered northern provincial authorities to use satellite surveillance to monitor bushfires and cut down on haze pollution.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 04/02/2013 - 13:51
latitude: 
15.87
longitude: 
100.993

Thailand Employs a Sensor Web for Natural Disaster Monitoring

Thailand has invested in the concept of the sensor web, creating an interoperable environment for a diverse set of satellite and ground sensors with connectivity to the Internet in order to better

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:12
latitude: 
15.87
longitude: 
100.993

Visualising disaster with Team Thailand

Poramate Minsiri, an internet pioneer in applying technology to disaster relief, is setting up interactive maps for monitoring natural disasters.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 01/12/2011 - 14:56
latitude: 
13.7234
longitude: 
100.476

Thailand: Satellite Data Centre for disaster management

The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has teamed up to establish a Geo-Informatics Operation System and Satellite Da

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Thu, 20/10/2011 - 17:20

Thailand Floods 2011

Thailand is currently facing its worst flooding in 50 years.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 17/10/2011 - 12:40
latitude: 
15.87
longitude: 
100.993

How space technology aids a flood response

BANGKOK, 11 October 2011 (IRIN) - As residents across flood-ravaged Southeast Asia look up to the skies and brace for more rain, satellites 35,800km away are looking down on them.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 11/10/2011 - 16:29
latitude: 
13.7234
longitude: 
100.476

Flash Floods in Thailand

The Government of Thailand has issued a warning for possible flash floods and mudslides in 15 southern provinces in the coming days as three more deaths were reported from rising waters.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flash Floods in Thailand
Region: 
Thailand - Southern Provinces
Occurance Date: 
10/10/2010
latitude: 
14.0966
longitude: 
101.616