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Now online! Proceedings of the Fourth United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop

From the Introduction by the Board of Editors: For the first time in the four-year history of the UN-SPIDER programme, we are happy to present a volume of Workshop Proceedings.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 19/05/2011 - 16:27
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Use of satellite-based information and Geographic Information System for geo-referencing of thematic maps: Applications for risk-sensitive land use planning and emergency escape route planning in Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Nepal

Tabassam Raza, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Business, Philippine School of Business Administration, Quezon City and Post Graduate Student, School of Urban and Regional Planning, University of

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From policies to action: Institutionalizing the use of space-based information in disaster-risk management and emergency response in Latin America

Juan Carlos Villagran de Leon, Programme Officer, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response

Supporting projects addressing climate change issues and associated disaster risk reduction: The Planet Action Initiative

Algis B. Kucinskas, Planet Action, Spot Image* Individual Partner, Paris, France

The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Management and Information Dissemination System

Natalie Epler and Peter Stumpf

Examining the effects of the Global Economic Crisis on poverty through natural disasters impacts - An overview of the UNOOSA RIVAF Project

Brian Tomaszewski, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Information Sciences & Technologies, Rochester Institute of Technology

Geo-information infrastructure for disaster management in Ukrainian UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office

Nataliia Kussul, Andrii Shelestov, Sergii Skakun
Space Research Institute NASU-NSAU, Ukraine

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Capacity-building in Earth Observation and Geo-information science – A bridge to knowledge for disaster management in Africa

Keita Mahamadou S., Deputy Executive Director, Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS), Ile-Ife, Nigeria

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Activities of the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Support (UN-SPIDER) Regional Support Office in Nigeria for 2009/2010

Godstime K. James and Halilu A. Shaba, UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Nigeria, Space Applications Department, National Space Research and Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria.

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The UN-SPIDER Network and its activities

Session number four included presentations from UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices and other supporting institutions, demonstrating the dynamically growing international network of the UN-SPIDER pr