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UN-SPIDER Updates November 2012

Issue Date: 
Thu, 06/12/2012

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

VALID project: Results of Stakeholder Assessment Part I available

The results of the first stakeholder assessment of the VALID project are now available on the Kno

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 30/10/2012 - 08:14

The 5th conference on geoinformation technology for natural disaster management (GiT4NDM)

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Sun, 01/09/2013
Venue City: 
Basic Information
09/10/2013 - 11/10/2013
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Event Organisers: 

Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM) and Dewey College in Mississauga


International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), the International Cartographic Association (ICA), International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) and the International Association of Geo?information & Communication Technology (AGeoICT)

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The 5th International Conference on Geoinformation Technologies for Natural Disaster Management (GiT4NDM 2013) will be jointly organized by the Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM) and

International Charter activated for floods in Cameroon

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods on Thursday 6 September 2012 in the region of Maga, Mayo-Danay, Cameroon.

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Fri, 07/09/2012 - 16:19

Sudanese Civil Defense

It is the apex body in the Sudanese Government to coordinate disaster management in the country.

UN-SPIDER Conference on Risk Assessment in Beijing open for applications

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management "Risk Assessment in the Context of Global Climate Change" taking place on 7-9 November 2012

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Thu, 30/08/2012 - 15:07

UN-SPIDER builds hazard mapping skills in Sri Lanka

From 14 to 17 of August 2012, UN-SPIDER conducted the Capacity Building Programme “Space Technology for Improving Hazard Mapping in Sri Lanka”, as a follow-up to the Technical Advisory

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Fri, 24/08/2012 - 15:29

Sri Lanka Disaster Management Centre (DMC)

DMS’s mission is to protect human life and property of the people and the environment of Sri Lanka from the consequence of disasters taking place in the national territory, by effectively dea

Myanmar Disaster Preparedness Agency (MDPA)

The Myanmar Disaster Preparedness Agency (MDPA) is the national focal point for planning, executing, facilitating and coordinating disaster preparedness activities.

Maldivian National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC)

NDMC is committed to taking pro-active and timely measures to prevent or reduce the impact of disasters on the Maldivian people and economy through its efficient staff and collaborative efforts wit