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ESCAP: Building Disaster Resilience in Asia and the Pacific with Space Applications

Floods in China in 2013 captured by the Indian Radarsat satellite
Technical advisory service provided to the National Remote Sensing Center of Mongolia in 2013

The Asia-Pacific region is the most disaster-prone region of the world.

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UN-SPIDER participates in Asia-Pacific Policy Makers Dialogue

Asia is the world's most disaster-prone region of the world

Recognizing the importance of space-based information for

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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 Regional Cooperative Mechanism for Drought Monitoring and Early Warning, under its Regional Space Applications Programme (RESAP). The Mechanism is active in five countries: Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Nepal and Myanmar.

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

UN-SPIDER participates in RESAP and Asia-Pacific Year meetings

From 26 to 27 November 2013, UN-SPIDER participated in the 17th Session of the Intergovernmental Consultative Committee (ICC) on the Regional Space Applications Programme for Sustainable Development (RESAP) in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting provided an overview of the work progress of RESAP during 2012-2013 and work plan for 2014-2015.

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UNESCAP: Workshop on geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management concluded

Fires in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam seen from space

From 20 to 22 February, ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific) held a regional workshop on geo-referenced

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Regional Workshop on Geo-referenced Disaster Risk Management Information System for South-east and East Asia, and the Pacific

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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UNESCAP

This meeting will be held from 20 to 22 February 2012 in Bangkok, as a follow-up activity to the Expert Group Meeting on Geo-reference

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20/02/2013 to 22/02/2013

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United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

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january-2012 updates

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Fri, 03/02/2012
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UN-SPIDER News

• The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal gets a new look

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Information and Communications Technology and Development Section of ESCAP

ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations and serves as the economic and social development hub for the UN in Asia and the Pacific. Its mandate is to foster cooperation between its 53 Member States and 9 associate members for inclusive and sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.

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July 2011

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