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CartoSat-2 detects flood risk caused by landslide in Northern India

The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 detected the landslide debris in Northern India on 18 January 2015

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) analysed satellite images collected from the CartoSat-2 satellite in order to evaluate the damages caused by a landslide in the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Tue, 27/01/2015 - 10:59

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Philippines: LiDAR mapping of major river basins completed

The Philippines are frequently affected by floods

The Department of Science and Technology  of Philippines (DOST) has achieved the Light Ranging and Detection Technology (LiDAR) mapping of the three major river basins in Western Visayas.

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Mon, 28/07/2014 - 15:55

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International Workshop: Risk Information Management, Risk Models and Applications

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This international interdisciplinary CODATA workshop on Risk Information Management, Risk Models, and Applications will enable sharing of best practices as well as giving space for discussing methodological problems

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17/11/2014 to 18/11/2014

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Sun, 29/06/2014

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Hotel Steglitz International

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Berlin

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CODATA-Germany, the German National Committee for the ICSU Committee on Data for Science and Technology

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in cooperation with German Cartographic Society Commission on "Risks, Disaster, Security UN ISDR Network on Information and Knowledge Management for Disaster Risk Reduction (IKM4DRR) International Cartographic Association Commission on Cartography in Early Warning and Crisis Management/commissions/ International Cartographic Association Commission on GIS and Sustainable Development

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NH021. Remote Sensing of Land-Ocean-Atmosphere Coupling associated with Natural Hazards

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This session invites contributions from all geoscience communities dealing with remote sensing of Natural Hazards showing strong coupling between land-ocean-atmosphere processes responsible for changing planet Earth activities influencing human population, ecosystem, and natural resources.

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06/12/2013 to 13/12/2013

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Tue, 06/08/2013

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San Francisco

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AMCDRR 2012: Asian Ministers discuss Disaster Risk Reduction

More than 1,200 participants including 49 Government Ministers and high level delegates from Asia will meet on Tuesday, 23th of October in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, at the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on

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Mon, 22/10/2012 - 11:10

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Mon, 10/22/2012

Sri Lanka Building Research Organisation (NBRO)

The mission of the Building Research Organisation is to promote and sustain research and development and provide technical services for

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Namibian Disaster Risk Management of the Office of the Prime Minister

The Directorate exists to develop a functional national

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Maldivian National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC)

NDMC is committed to taking pro-active and timely measures to prevent or reduce the impact of disasters on the Maldivian people and economy through its efficient staff and collaborative efforts with National, Regional and International Agencies

Website: http://www.ndmc.gov.mv/

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Jamaican Office for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM)

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Guatemalan Coordinating Agency for Disaster Reduction (CONRED)

Guatemala’s territory, due to its geographical, geological and tectonic conditions, is classified as one of the countries with a highest potential for multiple natural hazards. And due to its social and economic situation as well as its environmental degradation and development, its vulnerability conditions are high.

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