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USGS: Launch of 3D Elevation Program

Image showing the accurate flood information provided by 3DEP's maps

The US Geological Survey (USGS), along with other government agencies and the private sector, recently launched the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP), composed on current and accurate three-dimensional m

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 28/08/2014 - 14:11
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37.4565
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UNISDR launched survey on older people coping with disasters

Today, people aged over 60 constitute 11 per cent of the global population.

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and Help Age International, a Non-Governmental Organisation, launched a series of surveys to learn more about how elderly people cope with disaste

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 25/08/2014 - 12:48

Information Management for Disaster Management

Flood Extent Map for Hamburg, Germany in June 2013

A disaster manifests itself through its impacts and effects: it provokes injuries or fatalities; it affects the livelihoods of people in rural communities or in urban areas; it triggers damages and

India National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)

NIDM is a state agency in India for training and capacity development programs for managing natural disasters in India, on a national as well as regional basis.

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28.6218
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77.2482

Secretariat for Vulnerability Issues of the Presidency of El Salvador (SAV)

The State of El Salvador has established in 2011 the Secretariat for Vulnerability Issues of the Presidency of El Salvador (SAV) with the mandate to implement actions necessary to prevent and eradi

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13.6929
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-89.2182

Regional Disaster Management Centre of Excellence (RDMCOE)

The Regional Disaster Management Centre of Excellence (RDMCOE) is a regional initiative with the following participating states: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Eth

Kenya National Disaster Operations Centre (NDOC)

The National Disaster Operations Centre (NDOC) of Kenya was established in January 1998 by an act of Parliament to act as the focal point for co-ordinating response to emergencies and disasters in

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-1.28835
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36.8138

First International Summit on Tornadoes and Climate Change

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Chania
Basic Information
Date: 
25/05/2014 - 30/05/2014
Venue: 
Minoa Palace Hotel
Venue Country: 
Greece
Event Organisers: 

Florida State University

Language of event: 
English

Societal interest in tornadoes has increased over the past few yea

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35.5138
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24.018

United Nations/Mexico Symposium on Basic Space Technology on the theme "Making Space Technology Accessible and Affordable"

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Thu, 10/07/2014
Basic Information
Date: 
20/10/2014 - 23/10/2014
Venue Country: 
Mexico
Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Center for Scientific Research and Higher Education (CICESE)

Mexican Space Agency

Language of event: 
English

The technical sessions to be included in the Symposium are as follows:

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23.6345
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-102.553

Brochure: UN-SPIDER

Issue Date: 
Thu, 01/05/2014

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