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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
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39.9042
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116.407

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
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6.82451
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80.9859

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

Jamaican Office for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM)

Disaster preparedness is a dynamic function, which includes the identification of disaster threats and risks throughout the country and the formulation of plans to create a state of readiness to me

UNEP-GEAS publishes Report on Early Warning Systems

The UNEP Global Environmental Alert Service (GEAS) has launched an in-depth report focusing on

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 12:48

UN-SPIDER reports on Crowdsource Mapping in Imaging Notes magazine

UN-SPIDER highlights the growing importance and value of crowdsource mapping for disaster and disaster-risk management in an article f

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 11:30

Télécoms Sans Frontières improves satellite communication in the Sahel

Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) is supporting the work of the UN and NGOs in the Sahel region through the installation of satellite connections and communication centres.

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Wed, 15/08/2012 - 12:47