Disaster Response

Dominican Republic - National Training course

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International Charter activated for Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

Map showing potentially damaged zones in western Tanna Island, Vanuatu (Image: UNITAR/UNOSAT)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to support response efforts in Vanutua with satellite-based maps.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 08:41

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-15

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167
Wed, 03/18/2015

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GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference

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Join geospatial professionals from international organizations and non-governmental/nonprofit organizations at the 2015 GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference from May 18 to 20, 2015 at Campus Biotech in Geneva, Switzerland. Learn how GIS can help you identify and map the locations of vulnerable populations, communicate complex situations with simple web maps, plan where to execute program activities to meet objectives and deliver results, and more.

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46

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6

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Date: 

18/05/2015 to 20/05/2015

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue: 

Campus Biotech

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

UNOSAT, Esri

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Japanese government to develop disposable disaster response satellite

Tsunami Damage near Ishinomaki, Japan March 15, 2011

The Japanese government is currently planning the development of an operationally responsive small observation satellite to be launched in case of a

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Tue, 13/01/2015 - 15:43

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36

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138
Tue, 01/13/2015

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UN-SPIDER participates in Asia-Europe Meeting Roundtable on Disaster Rescue

UN-SPIDER's expert, Dr Shirish Ravan, addressed the use of Space-based info

The "Roundtable Meetings on Innovations in Technologies for

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Mon, 15/12/2014 - 12:11

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29

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77
Mon, 12/15/2014

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Seminar: Exploring disaster responses in the Philippines

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20th October 2014, 13:00 to 14:30, W007, Dept of Geography, Dr Ines V. Danao, Asian Social Institute

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55

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-2

Date: 

20/10/2014

Venue City: 

Durham

Venue: 

W007, Dept. of Geography, Dr Ines V. Danao, Asian Social Institute

Venue Country: 

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Event Organisers: 

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR), University of Durham

Language of event: 

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Bhutan: Project for stronger disaster response and recovery preparedness

Bhutan is prone to various hazards, including earthquakes.

<p>In an effort to enhance

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 10:18

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27

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90
Wed, 10/08/2014

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UK: New online mapping tool for disaster management launched

Resilience Direct is a secure platform for multi-agency partnerships

A new interactive mapping service called "Resilience Direct" is being rolled out to the UK resilience community in late July. The tool allows disasters responders to quickly and easily build incident maps supporting a shared information picture.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:33

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51

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-1
Wed, 07/30/2014

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Image Analysis for Natural Disaster Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The webinar is designed to help you understand how ENVI image analysis software can be used to:

•       Detect change in affected areas

•       Understand the extents of any change

•       Accurately measure the effects of natural disasters

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Additional Information: 

The dates for the webinar differ for the different languages.

The Webinar in English will be held 14:00 (GMT) on Tuesday 4 March 2014; there is also special application website.

The Webinar in German will be held 11:00 (GMT) on Thursday 6 March 2014; there is also special application website.

The Webinar in Italian will be held 15:00 (GMT) on Thursday 6 March 2014; there is also special application webseite.

The Webinar in French will be held 11:00 (GMT) on Tuesday 4 March 2014; there is also special application website.

Date: 

04/03/2014

Event Organisers: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Language of event: 

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/14: Space Technologies in the United Nations

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