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UN-SPIDER supports emergency responses for Nepal and Sierra Leone floods and landslides

Floods in Nepal. Image: UN Country Team Nepal.
Mudslide in Sierra Leone. Image: UNICEF.

Heavy rainfall has caused deadly flooding and mudslides in and around Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, while the worst monsoon rains in 15 years have triggered flooding and landslides in 27 of Nepal's 75 districts.

UNOOSA has requested the activation of the European Commission Copernicus Emergency Mapping Service for both disasters.

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Research analyses potential of satellite data in detecting ground movement before landslides

2014 Landslide in Washington State

Landslides claim many lives and cause economic loss every year. According to one database recording occurrences of landslides, there were 444 landslides leading to 2,250 fatalities in 2016. Five of these landslides were triggered by earthquakes, one of the many natural and human causes for landslides.

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Floods in Colombia, Disaster Charter has been activated

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Floods in Colombia, Disaster Charter has been activated

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Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for the Philippines, Croatia and Italy

Cyclone Koppu over the Philippines (Image: NASA).

In the last days the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Philippines affected by the tropical

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International Charter activated for massive landslide in Guatemala

Landslide in Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala due to heavy rains. (Source: The Wiire.com)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based emergency maps in response to heavy rains that triggered a massive landslide in the "El Cambray 2" urban settlement in Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala. The mechanism was activated on 7 October 2015, at 02:57 (UTC+02:00) by the USGS on behalf of the National

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Data Application of the Month: Landslides

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UN-SPIDER holds training course for Bhutan officials

The training course will strengthen the capacities of Bhutan to use satellite information for disasters

On 13 April 2015, UN-SPIDER and UNDP Bhutan kicked off a training course for Bhutanese officials on "

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Data application of the month: Precipitation

GPM precipitation measurements of cyclone Pam departing Vanuatu on 17 March 2015. (Credit: NASA)

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Indonesia: Early warning system for landslides to be installed

Indonesian Lesser Sunda Islands seen from space

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Using satellite data to monitor ground movements and save cultural heritage

Images collected by Envisat have been used to monitor the ground

Data collected by satellite has been used to establish the stability of the ground sustaining the Basilica di Massenzio in Rome, the largest of the ancient buildings that make up the Roman Forum.

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