The conference, themed "Spatial Technologies: Fueling Economic Growth and Development" features important regional conversations, preconference courses and workshops, comprehensive education, and o
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
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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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
UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for th
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
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!
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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