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Seventh Caribbean GIS Conference

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26/10/2014 - 30/10/2014
Santa Barbara Resort Curacao
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The conference, themed "Spatial Technologies: Fueling Economic Growth and Development" features important regional conversations, preconference courses and workshops, comprehensive education, and o


Knowledge Portal is now available in Spanish

We are happy to announce that on 18 February 2014, UN-SPIDER officially launched the Spanish-language version of its Knowledge Portal: www.un-s

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Tue, 25/02/2014 - 15:15

Study: High risk for Earthquake and Tsunami in Caribbean

The shaking hazard from the scenario earthquake is limited to Guadeloupe.

USGS and French researchers studying the plate boundary in the Lesser Antilles region—the area where 20 of the 26 Caribbean islands are located—estimate that enough unreleased strain ma

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Thu, 26/12/2013 - 08:33

University of West Indies conducts geo-training

At the St.

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Thu, 28/02/2013 - 11:49

Canadian Space Agency supports Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot

The Canadian Space Agency, in close cooperation with the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS), continues to be a major contributor to the Caribbean Satellite Disaster Pilot (CSDP), whic

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Wed, 17/10/2012 - 08:37

RSO CATHALAC develops forest cover map of Belize

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for th

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Thu, 09/08/2012 - 07:48

Caribbean: Flood Risk Reduction System Developed

The member states of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) now have a model flood risk reduction system in place, which can contribute to protecting the lives and property of p

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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:45

100th edition of the SDI-Newsletter Latin America/Caribbean

With the July 2012 issue of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI) newsletter for Latin America and the Caribbean (SDI-LAC), it reaches its 100 edition!

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Thu, 12/07/2012 - 08:29

March 2011

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Tue, 05/04/2011



SPIDER Thematic Partnership LAC: Second Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in America

UN-SPIDER participated in the Second Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster-Risk Reduction of the Americas organized by the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), the Civil Pr

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Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:37