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ADRC: Regional Support Office activities in 2015

The Asian

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Thu, 29/01/2015 - 11:09

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Sri Lanka: International Charter activated for landslide

Sri Lanka seen from space (Image: ESA)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 30 October 2014 to provide satellite-based emergency maps in the context of a massive landslide in Sri Lanka.

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Fri, 31/10/2014 - 14:00

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ADRC: Following up on DRR policy peer review project

Proba's view of the Maldives

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office located in Japan, the Asian

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Fri, 24/01/2014 - 14:32

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39

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Asian Disaster Reduction Center publishes Natural Disasters Data Book 2012

The Asian

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Fri, 20/12/2013 - 14:47
Fri, 12/20/2013

Vietnam: International Charter activated for Typhoon Nari

Envisat image of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 18 October 2013 in order to provide

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Mon, 21/10/2013 - 09:31

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ADRC: Cooperative project for the Hyogo Framework for Action

The Asian

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Mon, 07/05/2012 - 09:44
Mon, 05/07/2012

March 2012 Updates

Issue Date: 

Tue, 10/04/2012
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The UN-SPIDER March 2012 Updates contain the following topics:

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February 2012 Updates

Issue Date: 

Mon, 05/03/2012
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UN-SPIDER News

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Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) Regional Support Office

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ADRC

The Asia

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At a glance: 

The Asia Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) and the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) signed the cooperation agreement on establishment of the ADRC UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO) on the occasion of the 52nd session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) on 4th June 2009.

Available expertise: 

  • 11 Technical Staff
  • 1 GIS Expert

Infrastructure

  • GIS Software; Arc GIS 8, Special Analyst
  • Internet; Upload 100Mbps, Download 100Mbps

Available databases and space-based information: 

About the host institution: 

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center was established in Kobe, Hyogo prefecture, in 1998, with the mission to enhance disaster resilience of the member countries, to build safe communities, and to creat a society where sustainable development is possible. The Center works to build disaster resilient communities and to establish networks among countries through many programs including personnel exchanges in this field. ADRC has currently 29 member countries in the region and five advisor countries.

Head of Institution:
Atsushi Koresawa (Mr.)
Executive Director
Phone. 078-262-5540
Fax. 078-262-5546
ak-koresawa [at] adrc.asia

Capacity Building: 

  • Dispatch of ADRC staff for relevant conference
  • Implementation of relevant seminar
<p><strong>Main Contact:</strong><br /> <em>Akira Arakida (Mr.)</em><br /> Senior Researcher<br /> Damage Simulation, Disaster Countermeasure and Database<br /> Phone 078-262-5540 <br /> Fax 078-262-5546<br /> <a href="mailto:ma-arakida@adrc.asia">ma-arakida@adrc.asia</a></p> <p><strong>Secondary Contact:</strong><br /> <em>Naoki Yamaguchi (Mr.)</em><br /> Senior Researcher <br /> Forest Science, Erosion Control Engineering <br /> Phone 078-262-5540 <br /> Fax 078-262-5546<br /> <a href="mailto:ny-yamaguchi@adrc.asia">ny-yamaguchi@adrc.asia</a></p> <p><strong>Address:</strong><br /> 1-5-2 Wakinohamakaigan-dori <br /> Chuo-ku<br /> Kobe +81 651-0073<br /> Japan</p> <p><a href="http://www.adrc.asia/">http://www.adrc.asia/</a></p>

january-2012 updates

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Fri, 03/02/2012
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