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UN-SPIDER attended Second Prepcom for WCDRR

Two representatives of UN-SPIDER attended the second Preparatory Committee meeting (PrepCom2) related to the Third United Nations World Conference on

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Mon, 17/11/2014 - 12:04
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46.2267
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6.14029

Missing Maps Project: Mapping the most vulnerable places in the world

Red Cross members Use OpenStreetMap After Typhoon Haiyan in the Phi

On 4 November 2014 the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) in collaboration with Doctors Without Borders UK and the American and Brith Red Cross announced the opening of the Missing Maps Project.

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Thu, 13/11/2014 - 08:56

Airbus Defence and Space adds DMCii data to its portfolio

Image of Egypt acquired by UK-DMC2

Airbus Defence and Space announced that the data and application services of DMC International Imaging Ltd.

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Mon, 10/11/2014 - 08:50
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43.5536
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1.48684

Access to satellite imagery: Launch of Skybox for Good programme

Image of Nagarkovil, Sri Lanka, captured by SkySat-1 on October 3, 2014

On the occasion of the annual Geo for Good User Summit, held on 23 October 2014, the satellite imagery company Skybox Imaging declared the launch of the Skybox for Good programme.

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Tue, 28/10/2014 - 14:52
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37.4302
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-122.073

OGC sollicits inputs on time series observations data

OGC seeks public comments for new geo-spatial data standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) launched a call for public comments on the charter for the new OGC Standards Working Group on time series observations data (TimeSeriesML 1.0).

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Mon, 27/10/2014 - 10:22

World Risk Report 2014 published

The 2014 World Risk Report (WRR 2014) recently published by the United Nations University EHS Institute and the

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Tue, 21/10/2014 - 14:37

UN-SPIDER strengthens Universal Access to the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

On 16 October, Luc St-Pierre, Coordinator of UN-SPIDER, presented via teleconference the 2014 report of activities of UNOOSA in support to the 

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Mon, 20/10/2014 - 13:20

UN-SPIDER works with partners on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction

UN-SPIDER and its partners aim at the disaster risk reduction community

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER and many partners from the Space, the Earth observations and the Civil Protection communities, and from the regional and international organizations have been working together sinc

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Tue, 14/10/2014 - 08:56

Promoting the use of Earth observations and Space-based Applications in years to come

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER and many partners from the Space, the Earth observations and the Civil Protection communities, and from the regional and international organizations have been working together sinc

UN observes International Day for Disaster Reduction

On 13 October 2014, the United Nations is observing the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR).

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Mon, 13/10/2014 - 09:35