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Drought and Famine in Horn of Africa

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

Disaster Information
Name: 
Famine in Horn of Africa
Region: 
Horn of Africa, Africa
Occurance Date: 
22/07/2011

Use of remote sensing for GIS-based early warning and surveillance systems in (agro-) pastoral areas SAHEL

Licence: 

n/a

Category: 
Disaster Type related

Pastoral and agropastoral areas in Mali and Niger extend to more than 1500000 km².

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

The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Management & Information Dissemination System

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

The Earth Observation and GIS communities fighting the climate crisis

Category: 
Human Aspects related

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

Policy perspectives for the use of satellite applications in Africa

Category: 
Human Aspects related

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

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

Category: 
Human Aspects related

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

Drought in Philippines

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

Disaster Information
Name: 
Drought in Philippines
Region: 
Regions I, II and XII
Occurance Date: 
19/02/2010

Drought in Trinidad & Tobago

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.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Drought in Trinidad & Tobago
Region: 
St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Vincent, the Grenadines and Grenada
Occurance Date: 
19/02/2010