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United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response

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UN-SPIDER was created through resolution 61/110 of 14 December 2006 in which the United Nations General Assembly agreed to establish the "United Nations Platform for Space-based information for Dis

About UN-SPIDER

About UN-SPIDER:
In its resolution 61/110 of 14 December 2006 the United Nations General Assembly agreed to establish the "United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response - UN-SPIDER" as a new United Nations programme, with the following mission statement:  "Ensure that all countries and international and regional organizations have access to and develop the capacity to use all types of space-based information to support the full disaster management cycle".