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Draft Versions IWG-SEM Mapping Guidelines - Flood Chapter

Draft versions of IWG-SEM Mapping Guidelines - Flood Chapter

Colombia: IGAC holds workshop on remote sensing for floods and landslides

The 2014 international SELPER Symposium took place in Medellín, Colombia

In order to transfer knowledge between institutions engaged in research, development and application of remote sensing and spatial information systems, the Codazzi-IGAC and Geographic Research Cent

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Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:00
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6.23083
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-75.5906

Sri Lanka: UN-SPIDER to conduct training programme in November

Sri Lanka is often affected by heavy precipitation and floods.

As a follow up of the UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission (TA

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Mon, 29/09/2014 - 09:25
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6.92708
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79.8612

NASA: High-resolution topographic data soon available globally

Initially, topographic data for Africa will be published

The United States has announced that it will make high-resolution topographic data available globally in 2015.

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Thu, 25/09/2014 - 09:23
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40.7489
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-73.968

Swiss Re: Insured disaster losses in first half of 2014 relatively low

Insured and uninsured catastrophe-related losses in USD billion

In a recent press release, the re-insurance company Swiss Re announced that global disaster-rela

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Wed, 03/09/2014 - 08:50

Outcomes of the United Nations/Germany Expert Meeting 2014 (Planet@Risk)

Issue Date: 
Fri, 01/08/2014

International Charter activated for floods in Bangladesh

Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding in Bangladesh

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 22 August 2014 to provide satellite-based maps to Bangladesh due to severe flooding events.

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Tue, 26/08/2014 - 11:07
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25.8103
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89.6487

India: International Charter activated for flood

MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite observed severe floods in Northern India an Nepal

On 18 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods in Uttar Pradesh, northern India, at the request of NRSC / ISRO in order to provide space-based produ

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Wed, 20/08/2014 - 11:59
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27.5706
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80.0982

Panama: International Charter activated for flood

Heavy rains in Central America in November 2010

On 18 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods and landslides in the Republic of Panama at the request of the USGS on behalf of SINAPROC / Chiriqui

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Wed, 20/08/2014 - 11:37
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8.5849
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-82.3886

Sudan: International Charter activated for flood

MODIS instrument showing unusually extreme floods in Khartoum in 2007

On 5 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods in Sudan at the request of the UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA.

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Thu, 07/08/2014 - 14:13
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12.8628
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