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Burkina Faso

Burkinabe Council for Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation (CONASUR)

CONASUR is a public institution with humanitarian vocation that was set up in order to adopt a strategy for prevention and reduction of the disastrous effects of natural disasters in Burkina Faso.

Burkina Faso

Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development

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latitude: 
12.3655
longitude: 
-1.53019

September 2011

Issue Date: 
Fri, 07/10/2011
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July 2011

Issue Date: 
Fri, 05/08/2011

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Issue Date: 
Fri, 22/01/2010

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter January 2009

Issue Date: 
Fri, 30/01/2009

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Issue Date: 
Fri, 31/10/2008

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Burkina Faso - Hazards and risks

The vulnerability of West African countries such as Burkina Faso is likely to increase as demand on natural resources continue to rise in association with a rapidly growing population.

Burkina Faso - Executive Summary

Disaster management agencies in West Africa have to adapt to an increasing number of natural disasters caused by floods and drought.

Technical Advisory Mission to Burkina Faso

11 December 2008 - In June 2008, the Government of Burkina Faso officially requested a UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to assess the use of space-based information for disaster management and emergency response in Burkina Faso, and to identify potential areas where space-based information could play a greater role. A five-member team of international experts conducted the Technical Advisory Mission in Burkina Faso from 17 to 21 November 2008.