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How low-cost satellites could benefit emergency response

The satellites ould help identify which roads have collapsed after an earthquake

In September 2013, the private company Skybox Imaging will launch the first of 24 low-cost satellites into space with the potential of enabling first responders to see hourly snapshots of disaster-

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 07/08/2013 - 12:04

GIS for the United Nations, from humanitarian aid to development planning

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
03/04/2012 - 05/04/2012
Venue: 
World Meteorological Organization
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and ESRI

Language of event: 
English

“GIS for the United Nations, from humanitarian aid to development planning” will be held in Geneva at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) April 3 & 4, and completed April 5 by a developers wor

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Copernicus GIO Emergency Mapping Service

The Copernicus GIO Emergency Mapping Service (GIO EMS-Mapping) provides all actors involved in the management of disasters, man-made emergency situations and humanitarian crises, with timely and ac

Joint Research Centre (JRC)

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is a research based policy support organisation and an integral part of the European Commission.