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Pakistan: International Charter provides maps for strong earthquake

Damage created by the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir, Pakistan

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 24 September 2013 to support emergency responders with satellite-based maps and products.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 25/09/2013 - 10:33
latitude: 
27.0154
longitude: 
65.5081

Earthquakes: Australian team presents damage assessment system

A 7.1 level earthquake was recreated during the event

While recreating a 7.1 level earthquake, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) members demonstrated the potential of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology in emergency response, by usi

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 26/08/2013 - 14:25
latitude: 
-20.9176
longitude: 
142.703

CAPRA CRISIS 2007 (WB, ISDR, CEPREDENAC)

Software type: 
Crowdsourcing/VGI
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
User friendly, Spanish available
Computer System: 
Windows
Latest release (year): 
2012
File types: 
atn
File types: 
bmp
File types: 
shp
File types: 
tsu
File types: 
xyz
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Earthquake
Hazard: 
Tsunami

China: International Charter activated for two earthquakes

Earthquakes strike China

The "International Charter: Space and Major Disasters" has been activated once more for China when on the morning of 22 July 2013 Gansu Province was hit by two earthquakes with a magn

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 23/07/2013 - 09:28
latitude: 
36.0594
longitude: 
103.826

USGS: Earthquakes will have higher impact

Earthquake Destruction in Pakistan

A new study by two USGS earthquake experts suggests that there will be more individual earthquakes with very large death tolls as well as more people dying during earthquakes than ever before.

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Thu, 21/02/2013 - 11:48

UN-SPIDER facilitates activation of Charter for Guatemala

On 7 November 2012 at 10:35 am local time, the southwestern region of Guatemala was impacted by a strong earthquake that provoked fatalities and losses.

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Tue, 13/11/2012 - 11:42

Learning from Megadisasters: World Bank and Japan release Study

On March 11, 2011, a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 11/10/2012 - 08:30

Highly Specialized Seminars "Eugene P. Wigner": Earthquakes Early Warning from Space

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Erice
Basic Information
Date: 
21/10/2012 - 24/10/2012
Venue: 
Centro "Ettore Majorana", Erice
Venue Country: 
Italy
Event Organisers: 

University of Perugia

Co-organisers: 

Italian Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Research Sicilian Regional Government

Language of event: 
English

Persons wishing to attend the Seminar are requested to write to:

UN-SPIDER Updates September 2012

Issue Date: 
Thu, 04/10/2012

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Azerbaijan creates a satellite system of earthquake prediction

The Institute of Cybernetics of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan intends to create a system of forecasting the earthquake sources.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 19/09/2012 - 14:12