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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 comm

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:33
latitude: 
50.9097
longitude: 
-1.40435

Image Analysis for Natural Disaster Response

Basic Information
Date: 
04/03/2014
Event Organisers: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
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.

The webinar is designed to help you understand how ENVI image analysis software can be used to:

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

Issue Date: 
Wed, 12/02/2014

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Singapore: Developing first Earth Observation satellite

Satellite image of the Earth

Singapore is getting ready to launch its TeLEOS-1 Earth Observation satellite. TeLEOS-1 will be the first Singapore-made commercial satellite.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 10/02/2014 - 07:26
latitude: 
1.35208
longitude: 
103.82

Dominican Republic - National Training course

The training course in Santo Domingo was co-organized by the National Emergency Commission in its role as coordinator of the National Council for Prevention, Mitigation and Disaster Response and UN

Date: 
13/05/2013 - 17/05/2013
Title of Training: 
Remote Sensing in the Context of Floods
Trainers: 
UN-SPIDER, CATHALAC and IGAC
Target Group: 
Members of the Interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (EIGEO-GR)
Training Profile: 
<p>Following the recommendations of the Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) conducted in January 2010 as well as the consequent Institutional Strenghtening Mission (ISM) in November 2011, the interinstitutional Geo-Spatial Information Team for Risk Management (Equipo de Información Geo-Espacial para Gestión de Riesgos - EIGEO-GR) was established in the Dominican Republic. It incorporates nearly 15 government ministries, agencies and university centers. EIGEO-GR is headed by a representative of the National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias).</p> <p>The one-week training for EIGEO-GR members in Santo Domingo focused on the use of space-based information in case of floods. It comprised lectures as well as hands-on training using different data types and software packages.</p>
latitude: 
18.5
longitude: 
-69.9833

ISS: How the International Space Station assists during disasters

The ISS plays an important role in helping emergency responders

The International Space Station (ISS) partner agencies released a common statement on 17 July 2013 underlining the benefits of the space station during disasters caused by natural hazards on Ea

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 22/07/2013 - 11:57
latitude: 
38.9072
longitude: 
-77.0365

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/13: Earth Observation for Disaster Response

Issue Date: 
Wed, 05/06/2013

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Disaster Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Basic Information
Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Web-based Training Event
Training Target Audience: 
Designed for people involved in disaster management for natural disasters. It will benefit government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster/emergency management
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Tuition: 
230.00 USD
Additional Information: 

Students will earn 30 Professional Development Hours (PDH) and 3 Continuing Education Units (CEU).

Course Summary:

Self study course

The topics of this course are :

HOT looks back on a successful year 2012

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Over the last two and a half years the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) has been continuously ensuring access to geodata in order to foresee and respond to natural disasters and crises.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Thu, 03/01/2013 - 10:20

Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Broomsfield, Colorado
Basic Information
Date: 
13/07/2013 - 16/07/2013
Venue: 
Omni Interlocken Resort
Venue Country: 
United States
Event Organisers: 

Natural Hazards Center

Co-organisers: 

University of Colorado at Boulder

Language of event: 
English
Natural Hazards Center

Since 1975, the Natural Hazards Center has hosted the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop for 400 federal, state, and local emergency officials; representatives of nonprofit a

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39.9198
longitude: 
105.117