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ESA: Using satellites to monitor travel hazards

Satellite data reveals small geological movements

Natural hazards such as subsidence, rockfalls and landslides can greatly affect safe travelling.

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Wed, 25/06/2014 - 10:11

International Charter activated for flooding in Southern Brazil

Image of Parana River Flood Plane

On 14 June 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian Disaster Risk Management National Centre (CENAD) in response to flooding and lands

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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 13:41
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-25.2521
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-52.0215

Afghanistan: More support for Disaster Risk Reduction

International Charter activation for floods in Afghanistan, satellite images

The Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority (ANDMA) made an appeal for greater support for disaster risk reduction efforts in the country.

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Thu, 08/05/2014 - 15:02
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33.1225
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65.1722

Bolivia: International Charter activated for rainfall, floods, and landslides

satellite image of floods in Bolivia

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

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Thu, 13/02/2014 - 10:17
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-16.2902
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-63.5887

Burundi: International Charter activated due to floods and landslides

Lake Tanganyika from space

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

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Wed, 12/02/2014 - 11:11
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-3.37306
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29.9189

USA: Satellite data can improve landslide monitoring prediction

The model can help reducing therefore their potentially devastating effects

According to a group of researchers from the University of California, satellite data give crucial and reliable information for identifying, especially in remote mountainous regions, hotspots for l

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Thu, 01/08/2013 - 09:59
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36.7783
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-119.418

IGAC: Remote Sensing Techniques to analyse Landslide Susceptibility

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), is currently researching the application of Remote Sensing techniques and digital image processing

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Mon, 01/10/2012 - 09:51

CATHALAC: Regional Landslide Risk Prediction Tool Developed for Mesoamerica

The Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean (CATHALAC), which also hosts a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office, has recently developed an automated, online tool for pred

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Thu, 12/07/2012 - 11:26