The UN-SPIDER April 2012 Updates contain the following topics:
UN-SPIDER at a glance:
From 24-26 April, the UN-SPIDER Programme carried out its Fifth United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop on Disaster Management and Space Technology.
On 9 April 2012 UN-SPIDER inaugurated the international training course “Space technology applications in Disaster Risk Reduction” organised at the Centre for Space Science Technology E
The UN-SPIDER hosted "Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response" taking place in Vienna on 17 - 19 July is now open for applications.
UN-SPIDER supports the response efforts to the recent floods impacting Fiji. Intense and continuous rains brought on by tropical depressionTD17F caused flooding in large parts of Fiji.
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) German Aerospace Center (DLR)
With the Support of: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology of Germany (BMWi), Secure World Foundation, and the City of Bonn
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In the early morning of July 28, 2011, Dominica's Matthieu Dam was breached, damaging infrastructure downstream in the Layou River valley.
From 5 to 6 July 2011 UN-SPIDER successfully conducted an International Expert Meeting on “Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response”.
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