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United States: Half of the country experiencing drought

Scientists from the US created this map of dought areas

In early May 2014, the United States National Drought Center, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the Un

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Mon, 19/05/2014 - 09:27
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36.7783
longitude: 
-119.418

Afghanistan: More support for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Charter activation for floods in Afghanistan, satellite images

The Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) made an appeal for greater support for disaster risk reduction efforts in the country.

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Thu, 08/05/2014 - 15:02
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33.1225
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65.1722

UN-SPIDER Updates April 2014

Issue Date: 
Thu, 01/05/2014

Satellites show effects of long-term drought on the Congo rainforest

The studies analyzed the "greenness" of the Congo rainforest

A new analysis of data derived from various satellite sensors shows that Congo's rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has suffered from long-term drought over the past t

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Tue, 29/04/2014 - 10:04
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1.44175
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15.2124

System to Track Drought Dynamics developed by University of Cincinnati Geographers

Geographers Develope System to Track Drought Dynamics

Researchers in the University of Cincinnati Department of Geography are hard at work tracking drought patterns across the United States implementing an Event-based Spatial-Temporal Data Model (ESTD

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Thu, 24/04/2014 - 12:05
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39.1031
longitude: 
-84.512

UN-SPIDER Updates March 2014

Issue Date: 
Tue, 01/04/2014

Apply now: United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information for flood and drought risk reduction

This year’s Expert Meeting in Bonn will focus on droughts and floods.

UN-SPIDER is pleased to announce its United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information for flood and drought risk reduction scheduled to take place in Bonn, Germany, on 5

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Tue, 18/03/2014 - 09:00
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50.7184
longitude: 
7.12743

Indonesia: Aqua and Terra satellites locate nearly 530 fire hotspots in Sumatra

Satellite images help detect fires in Indonesia

NASA’s satellites detected over 500 hotspots of forest, plantation and peatland fires across the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.

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Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:10
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-0.589724
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101.343

Mongolia: Space Technologies for drought and dzud monitoring and early warning

Satellite image of deserts in Mongolia

Recognizing the socioeconomic and humanitarian effects of drought in the Asia-Pacific region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) initiated the Region

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:25
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46.8625
longitude: 
103.847

Integrated drought management workshop for Turkey

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Ankara
Basic Information
Date: 
04/03/2014 - 06/03/2014
Venue Country: 
Turkey
Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

Language of event: 
English

Integrated Drought Management Workshop for Turkey [Ankara, AGM/CLPA/CLW]

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39.9208
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