Drought

Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER DATA ARCHIVE) (NASA)

Data Type: 

baseline
satdata

Costs: 

free

Hazard: 

  • Drought
  • Extreme Temperature
  • Severe Storm
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
fore
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
statistic

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

GeoTIFF
HDF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

15.00

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Satellites and Sensors: 

Drought and Famine in Horn of Africa

English

Status Update: 7 September 2011 (14:00 CEST)


UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

Email: un-spider [at] unoosa.org

Link: http://www.un-spider.org

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Famine in Horn of Africa

GLIDEnumber: 

n/a

Region: 

Horn of Africa, Africa

Occurance Date: 

22/07/2011
activated

Activities of the European Satellite Operators Association (ESO) Disaster Management

Category: 

Disaster Type related
English

ESOA represents all European satellite operators. The Association works with policy-makers to ensure that satellite technology and services are taken into proper account in the delivery of public sector objectives so citizens all over the globe can benefit from them.

Space Technology/Product and Application: 

Disaster Type: 

The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Management & Information Dissemination System

Interoperability is Key - The necessity of international standards and the OGC Emergency and Disaster Management

Category: 

Disaster Type related
English

Agenda
? Challenge
? Change
? Community
? Commonality

Human Aspects: 

Disaster Type: 

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

Space Technology/Product and Application: 

The Earth Observation and GIS communities fighting the climate crisis

Category: 

Human Aspects related
English

The Planet Action Initiative: supporting projects addressing climate change issues and related disaster risk reduction and management.

Human Aspects: 

Disaster Type: 

Space Technology/Product and Application: 

Policy perspectives for the use of satellite applications in Africa

Category: 

Human Aspects related
English

Presentation Overview
1.Background and Aim of the ESPI Study
2.Study Methodology
3.Roundtable and Workshops
4.International and European Goals and Strategies
5.Mapping of Activities and Actors

Human Aspects: 

Disaster Type: 

Space Technology/Product and Application: 

Research Project e-Triage, IT-Supported Management of Mass Casualty Incidents

Category: 

Human Aspects related
English

Research Project e-Triage: IT-Supported Management of Mass Casualty Incidents.

e-Triage is a self-contained concept for electronic MCI management:
- Data collection
- Data management

Human Aspects: 

Disaster Type: 

Space Technology/Product and Application: 

Drought in Philippines

English

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) states that the El Niño in the Equatorial Pacific continues to sustain its moderate strength and is recently in his mature stage.

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Drought in Philippines

GLIDEnumber: 

DR-2010-000030-PHL

Region: 

Regions I, II and XII

Occurance Date: 

19/02/2010

Drought in Trinidad & Tobago

English

From Oct 2009 to January 2010 Dominica southward to Trinidad experienced moderately to extremely dry conditions for the four month period. St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada in particular were extremely dry. Water levels are dropping quickly in several Caribbean countries, prompting officials to limit availability and impose restrictions as the region enters its dry season.

Source: GLIDEnumber

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Drought in Trinidad & Tobago

GLIDEnumber: 

DR-2010-000029-TTO

Region: 

St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Vincent, the Grenadines and Grenada

Occurance Date: 

19/02/2010

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