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CDEMA publishes situation report on the Matthieu Dam's collapse

In the early morning of July 28, 2011, Dominica's Matthieu Dam was breached, damaging infrastructure downstream in the Layou River valley.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 17/08/2011 - 12:18
latitude: 
15.415
longitude: 
-61.371

UN-SPIDER successfully conducted an International Expert Meeting on “Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response”

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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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 19/07/2011 - 12:39
latitude: 
48.2345
longitude: 
16.417

Satellite communication, a failsafe option for disaster management and emergency response

It is widely acknowledged that during natural disasters, satellite technology plays a crucial role in re-establishing communication links, for both disaster victims and those involved in emergency

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 05/05/2011 - 11:03
latitude: 
24.4667
longitude: 
54.3667

Interview with David Stevens, Programme Coordinator UN-SPIDER

In this issue of EOMAG, EARSC had the opportunity to discuss with Mr.

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Fri, 15/04/2011 - 13:48

(Press Release) SpaceAid Resource Page Set Up to Help Improve Information and Data-Flow Related to the Japan Earthquake Disaster

UNIS/OS/403
17 March 2011

Press Release-

SpaceAid Resource Page Set Up to Help Improve Information and Data-Flow Related to the Japan Earthquake Disaster

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 17/03/2011 - 18:09
latitude: 
48.2082
longitude: 
16.3738

UN-SPIDER listed as Major Data Source on Japan Sendai Earthquake Data Portal

In response to the 8.9 magnitude earthquake, which struck offshore Sendai, Japan on Mar 11th 2011, the Harvard Center for Geographic Analysis has launched the Japan Sendai Earthquake Data Portal.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 14/03/2011 - 11:06
latitude: 
42.3753
longitude: 
-71.113

Quick Update: In the Wake of the Tsunami

March 11, 2011 will be remembered as the date of one of the largest earthquakes and tsunamis in living history.

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Mon, 14/03/2011 - 10:36
latitude: 
138.253
longitude: 
36.2048

Benefits of Space Application to Disaster Management: Presentation to the Vienna based Permanent Missions

Following an invitation by the Head of the German Permanent Mission to the UN, H.E.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 02/12/2010 - 14:28
latitude: 
48.2066
longitude: 
16.3828

UN-SPIDER presented at IEEE- GRSS Administrative Committee Meeting

Programme and activities of UN-SPIDER were presented at this year’s meeting of the Administrative Committee of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRS-S), which was held on November 6-7

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 02/12/2010 - 14:23
latitude: 
25.789
longitude: 
-80.2264

UN-SPIDER present in the 19th General Assembly of the International Civil Defence Organization

The International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO) conducted its 19th General Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, on 1 – 2 November 2010. Congregating 50 Member States mainly from Afr

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 01/12/2010 - 10:27
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46.2058
longitude: 
6.14159