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Regional Support Offices: Panama and CATHALAC Sign Host Country Agreement

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Panama, the Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of P

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 27/07/2012 - 09:43
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8.99803
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-79.5838

CATHALAC: Regional Landslide Risk Prediction Tool Developed for Mesoamerica

The Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), which also hosts a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, has recently developed an automated, online tool for pred

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Thu, 12/07/2012 - 11:26

UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates

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Fri, 04/05/2012

The UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates contain the following topics:

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CATHALAC: Analysis on fires in Central America

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) published a new study about fires in Central America.

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Mon, 16/04/2012 - 11:21

CATHALAC: Satellite-aided analysis of land subsidence

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office CATHALAC prepared a preliminary analysis of the effects of land subsidence in Mixco, Guatemala using space-based information.

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Wed, 28/03/2012 - 10:50

Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC)

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CATHALAC
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8.99803
longitude: 
-79.5838

CDEMA publishes situation report on the Matthieu Dam's collapse

In the early morning of July 28, 2011, Dominica's Matthieu Dam was breached, damaging infrastructure downstream in the Layou River valley.

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Wed, 17/08/2011 - 12:18
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15.415
longitude: 
-61.371

Advancing regional cooperation at the PAIGH/USGS Crisis Workshop in Panama

The Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) organized a Crisis Workshop during the annual meeting of the Commissions of PAIGH.

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Fri, 01/07/2011 - 20:09
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8.99427
longitude: 
-79.5188

Technical Advisory Mission in Guatemala finds well advanced use of GIS

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Guatemala from 22 to 26 November 2010.

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Tue, 30/11/2010 - 12:18
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14.6133
longitude: 
-90.5353

Remote Sensing of the Forests of Belize

CATHALAC and NASA in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment of Belize have completed a remote sensing-based assessment of deforestation and forest cover dynamics o

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 11/08/2010 - 14:04
latitude: 
16.0986
longitude: 
-85.8005