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Humanitarian Open Street Map Team launches Tasking Manager V2

A map of Cameroon with the new version of Tasking Manager

In mid-July 2014, the Humanitarian Open Street Map team (HOT) launched a new Version 2 update to their Tasking Manager. This tool makes it even easier for people to contribute to the maps, giving them access to project descriptions on recent humanitarian mapping work, and to join in with the mapping by taking a task.

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EU-Civil Protection Unit deployed in Haiti

The death toll from the 12 January 2010earthquake in Haiti stands at over 220,000 people. 1.3 million have been displaced by the earthquake. The EU response to the plight of the Haitian people was prompt and included civil protection.

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Dominican Republic National Emergency Commission (CNE)

The National Emergency Commission’s main goal is to ensure and appropriate

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TIEMS 18th Annual Conference 2011

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The aim of the 18th annual conference of the International

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07/06/2011 to 10/06/2011

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Ground receiving station to monitor disaster

Bidding for the construction of two ground receiver stations will be opened soon by Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory, quoted Mail & Guardian.

Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory, currently seeking a site in Egypt, is a joint project by South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Egypt's National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences.

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Thu, 03/09/2009 - 17:55

GIS and Risk Reducion: The Case of Jamaica

Jamaica, based on its geographic location, topography and geology has experienced many natural hazards that oblige the government to generate new strategies to  prevent those events from becoming major disasters.

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Fri, 21/08/2009 - 23:50

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