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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
longitude: 
24.018

Brochure: UN-SPIDER

Issue Date: 
Thu, 01/05/2014

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Greece: First agreement for access to Sentinel data signed

Copernicus Programme Sentinel satellites

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Greece signed an arrangement that establishes access to Sentinel data.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Tue, 13/05/2014 - 13:01
latitude: 
39.0742
longitude: 
21.8243

Spatial Analysis with ArcGIS Online

Basic Information
Date: 
15/05/2014
Event Organisers: 

Esri

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Existing and potential users of ArcGIS Online for Organizations who are seeking to improve their skills and explore the idea of performing analysis using the online tools and workflows.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known

ArcGIS Online users can use spatial analysis tools built directly into the ArcGIS.com map

Indonesia: Launch of advanced disaster monitoring system

Fires in Sumatra, Indonesia in March 2014 seen from Space.

Indonesia recently launched InAWARE, an advanced hazard early warning and monitoring system in order to enhance its emergency response capacities.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 01/04/2014 - 12:09
latitude: 
-6.20876
longitude: 
106.846

The Philippines: Government to complete flood hazard mapping in 2016

satellite image of floods in the Philippines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in the Philippines wants to finish up the mapping process of all flood prone zones in the country by 2016.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Fri, 28/03/2014 - 10:16
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

IGAC: Development of a Spectral Library

Internal Working Group of Remote Sensing and Spectroscopy of CIAF-IGAC (2013/201

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Geographic Institute Ag

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 26/03/2014 - 14:00
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4.5872
longitude: 
-74.1198