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UN-SPIDER Updates November 2014

Issue Date: 
Wed, 03/12/2014

UN-SPIDER and the UNESCO-IOC TRATE Project

Under the umbrella of the TRATE project, Dr.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 03/12/2014 - 08:31

10th national conference on earthquake engeneering

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Anchorage, Alaska
Basic Information
Date: 
21/07/2014 - 25/07/2014
Venue Country: 
United States of America
Event Organisers: 

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Language of event: 
English

The Tenth U.S.

latitude: 
61.2181
longitude: 
-149.9

Chile: International Charter activated due to tsunami

Satellite image of flooding in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 02 April 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for the tsunami event on the northern coas

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Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:36
latitude: 
-35.6751
longitude: 
-71.543

AIWEST-DR 2014 Annual International Workshop and Expo on Sumatra Tsunami Disaster and Recovery

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Fri, 15/08/2014
Venue City: 
Banda Aceh
Basic Information
Date: 
22/10/2014 - 24/10/2014
Venue Country: 
Indonesia
Event Organisers: 

Syiah Kuala University

Language of event: 
English

latitude: 
5.55
longitude: 
95.3167

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/14: Space Technologies in the United Nations

Issue Date: 
Wed, 12/02/2014

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ESCAP and GIZ: New cooperation to strengthen disaster early warning in Asia-Pacific

satellite image of the island of Phuket before the tsunami hit

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) agreed on a 500,000 Euro investment from Germany to sup

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 10/02/2014 - 15:34
latitude: 
14.6761
longitude: 
121.013

ADRC: Following up on DRR policy peer review project

Proba's view of the Maldives

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office located in Japan, the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), initiated the DRR Policy Peer Review project back in 2009 with the aim of developing Disaster

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 24/01/2014 - 14:32
latitude: 
38.7223
longitude: 
-9.13934

Study: High risk for Earthquake and Tsunami in Caribbean

The shaking hazard from the scenario earthquake is limited to Guadeloupe.

USGS and French researchers studying the plate boundary in the Lesser Antilles region—the area where 20 of the 26 Caribbean islands are located—estimate that enough unreleased strain ma

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 26/12/2013 - 08:33
latitude: 
16.152
longitude: 
-61.5136

NASA is developing GPS-based Natural Hazard Warning Systems

GPSstation used by NASA to develop early warning system technology for disasters

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in cooperation with Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, USA, is trying to upgrade GPS technologies to use them for early warning systems for hazar

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 16/12/2013 - 14:52
latitude: 
34.1478
longitude: 
-118.145