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International Charter and Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for earthquake in Afghanistan

Hindu Kush Region of Afghanistan struck by 7.5 earthquake on 26 October (Image: USGS).

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based

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Wed, 28/10/2015 - 11:42

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Central Asia Earthquake Risk Reduction Forum

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Central Asia is a region vulnerable to many natural hazards, of which earthquakes are one of the most catastrophic ones. Historically, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have been devastated by a number of earthquakes that caused huge economic and human losses. 
 

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27/10/2015 to 28/10/2015

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Almaty, Kazakhstan

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Almaty

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  • Kazakhstan

Event Organisers: 

World Bank

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Japan-World Bank Program for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries

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International Charter activated for earthquake in Chile

 8.3 magnitude earthquake in Chile (Image: VICE)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based emergency maps in response to a powerful 8.3 magnitude earthquake in Chile and also caused a tsunami, which affected some parts of the coast. The mechanism was activated on 17 September 2015, at 09:37:02 (UTC+03:00) by ONEMI.

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Mon, 21/09/2015 - 22:05

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Training: Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage assessment

From 17 to 22 September 2015, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER organised a training programme on ‘Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage assessment’ jointly with the  National

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UN-SPIDER training on Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage assessment

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Fifth UN-SPIDER Beijing conference

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - "A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for

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Fifth UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference

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Mon, 21/09/2015 - 11:04

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New app shows nearest climate change impact

First step to get located and informed about surrounding geographic data (Image: Esri)

A new app called Field Notes, developed by the mapping technology company Esri, allows identifying the impact of climate change in the surroundings of the user's area.

This new product could help governments, academics and policymakers, among others, to prepare for the upcoming events caused by climate change. At the same time, it creates a higher understanding about the world and the ongoing changes.

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Tue, 04/08/2015 - 11:41

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New specifications on emergency communications to deal with disasters

ETSI's specifications include guidelines for dealing with earthquakes (Image: Logan Abassi-UNDP)

ETSI, producer of globally applicable standards for Information and Communications Technologies, through its Technical Committee for Satellite Earth Systems (TC SES) has published new specifications on scenarios for

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Wed, 08/07/2015 - 10:22

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International Training programme "Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage and loss assessment"

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Back to back with the upcoming United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for

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17/09/2015 to 22/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 19/07/2015

Venue City: 

Beijing

Venue: 

Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER Beijing office

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Asia Pacific Space Cooperation Organisation (APSCO) and the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC)

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Scientist-volunteers map landslides from Nepal earthquakes

Volunteers are mapping earthquake-inducted landslides in Nepal (Image: NASA)

A team of international volunteers is combing through satellite imagery of the earthquake-affected areas in Nepal to identify additional hazards like earthquake-induced landslides. “Landslides are a common secondary

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Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:02

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India and USA: Cooperation to monitor earth changes in high detail

NISAR: the NASA-ISRO SAR Mission (Image: NASA)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are working together on a project to monitor earth changes in high detail.

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Wed, 03/06/2015 - 11:20

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