According to a recent study published by the re-insurance company Swiss Re, the total economic losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters were USD 140 billion in 2013.
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated yesterday, on request of UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to heavy rainfall, floods, and landslides in the departments of La
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Meeting of the National Coordination Team for the Coastal Inundati
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated yesterday, on request of UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, in order to provide satellite-based maps of floods and landslides in B
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) agreed on a 500,000 Euro investment from Germany to sup
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated for the third time in the last three months for flood events in the United Kingdom.
New South Wales State Emergency Services (NSW SES) launched a new mapping system to help emergency responders coordinate better rescue operations.
December 2013 was a record rainfall month for many states in Brazil.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated because of ongoing heavy storms have caused flooding across the UK.
A report released by CoreLogic, a US private analysis company, is offering a summary of the most si
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