space based information

Information Management for Disaster-Risk Reduction

As stated in the Hyogo Framework for Action, "the starting point for reducing

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Technical Advisory Mission to Bhutan successfully concluded

Participants of the workshop carried out during the Technical Advisory Mission
Technical Advisory Mission team

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Bhutan from 2 to 6 June 2014. The TAM was conducted upon invitation of the Department of

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Bhutan: Technical Advisory Mission successful

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Mon, 16/06/2014 - 09:26

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27

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90
Mon, 06/16/2014

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UK and China promise Nigeria satellite imaging in the search for the abducted girls

Satellite image shows Lake Chad

British and Chinese satellite imaging and tracking technology will be deployed to Nigeria to help Nigerian authorities to support them in the search of the abducted Nigerian school girls.

"President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday requested and received a commitment from Britain to deploy its intelligence gathering resources in support of Nigeria’s security agencies currently engaged in the search and rescue operation," presidential spokesman Reuben Abati said in a statement.

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Mon, 12/05/2014 - 10:11

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9

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9
Mon, 05/12/2014

Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems: Final report now available

Over fifty space technology and disaster and risk management experts

The report for the UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on the use of space-based information for Early Warning Systems is now available.

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UN-SPIDER Bonn Expert Meeting: Report available

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Mon, 12/08/2013 - 16:37

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51

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7
Mon, 08/12/2013

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Space-based information for Early Warning System: UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting in Bonn

Participants of the UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on Early Warning Systems

On 26 June 2013, the UN-SPIDER Programme wrapped up a two-day expert meeting focusing on space-based applications in Early Warning Systems.

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Use of space technologies for early warning systems

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Wed, 26/06/2013 - 12:57

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51

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7
Wed, 06/26/2013

UN-SPIDER news: 

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Technical Advisory Mission to Mozambique: Call for experts

From 8 to 12 October 2012, UN-SPIDER will conduct a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) to Mozambique as agreed upon during the UN International Conference "Space based technologies for

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Wed, 29/08/2012 - 16:30

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-26

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33
Wed, 08/29/2012

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2nd NIDM - Space Technology Application in Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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There is an increasing trend in disasters both in frequency as well as in the damage caused in terms of human casualties, economic and ecological damage. With the use of Space Technology and GIS it is possible to assess impacts of natural phenomena like floods, drought, earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions and forest fires.

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29

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77

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0

Date: 

28/03/2011 to 30/03/2011

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NIDM

Venue City: 

New Delhi

Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA/UN SPIDER, NIDM

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