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UNU-EHS workshop on Knowledge Management for Disaster Risk Reduction

Participants of the KNOW-4-DRR workshop

From the 10-11 of December 2014, the United Nations University's Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) held a workshop on decision making and knowledge management in

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CartoSat-2 detects flood risk caused by landslide in Northern India

The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 detected the landslide debris in Northern India on 18 January 2015

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) analysed satellite images collected from the CartoSat-2 satellite in order to evaluate the damages caused by a landslide in the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Tue, 27/01/2015 - 10:59

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14th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate

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The 14th International Training Course on Flood

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14/09/2015 to 25/09/2015

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Wed, 21/01/2015

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Bangkok

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  • Thailand/Bangkok

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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SUPARCO: Satellite-based Monitoring of Pakistan Floods 2014

Rapid Damage Assessment of Distict Jhang on 18 September 2014
SUPARCO Flood Watch 2014

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Sri Lanka: UN-SPIDER workshop on Earth Observations and Floods

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As a follow up to the UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Sri Lanka in 2011, a national workshop and training programme on “Earth Observation Technologies for Flood Risk Mapping, Modelling and Management” was held from 17 to 21 November 2014.

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Sri Lanka: UN-SPIDER Workshop and Training

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Tue, 25/11/2014 - 08:29

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Draft Versions IWG-SEM Mapping Guidelines - Flood Chapter

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Draft versions of IWG-SEM Mapping Guidelines - Flood Chapter

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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 Centre Application Professional (CIAF) gave a workshop on the use of remote sensing images in the case of floods and landslides on 3 October 2014.

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Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:00

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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 (TAM) to Sri Lanka in October 2011, UN-SPIDER organised the training “Space Technology for Improving Hazard Mapping in Sri Lanka” from 14 to 17 August 2012. A second follow up training programme is scheduled from 17 to 21 November 2014.

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Mon, 29/09/2014 - 09:25

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NASA: High-resolution topographic data soon available globally

Initially, topographic data for Africa will be published followed by Latin America and the Caribbean

The United States has announced that it will make high-resolution topographic data available globally in 2015. Previously, the data generated from NASA's Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) in 2000 was only available in the US.

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Thu, 25/09/2014 - 09:23

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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

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