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Epidemic

Epidemic in Nepal

A total of 17 diarrhoea-related deaths were reported by district public health offices (DPHOs) in Jajarkot, Bajura, Baitadi, Dadeldhura and Dailekh, with reports from the government, media and the

Disaster Information
Name: 
Epidemic in Nepal
Region: 
Nepal
Occurance Date: 
10/11/2010
latitude: 
28.8652
longitude: 
82.1714

Epidemic in Congo

For about a month now, the Republic of Congo has been experiencing an acute flaccid paralysis epidemic outbreak, which has so far affected 123 people and killed 61, i.e. a 50% lethality rate.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Epidemic in Congo
Region: 
Congo
Occurance Date: 
09/11/2010
latitude: 
-0.228021
longitude: 
15.8277

Epidemic in Uganda

Barely a year after the World Health Organisation had declared Uganda polio free; on October 20th polio case was confirmed in Bugiri district, Eastern Uganda.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Epidemic in Uganda
Region: 
Uganda
Occurance Date: 
20/10/2010
latitude: 
-0.966667
longitude: 
29.7

Cholera in Haiti

A cholera outbreak has killed at least 141 people in Haiti's rural Artibonite region and has affected more than 1,100 people.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Cholera in Haiti
Region: 
Haiti
Occurance Date: 
22/10/2010
latitude: 
19.3629
longitude: 
-72.4258

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

The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Management & Information Dissemination System

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

Epidemic in Malawi

Malawi registered her first measles case in December 2009 and from that time up to 8th June 2010 about 11 461 cases have so far been reported (out of which 116 are laboratory confirmed) and 62 deat

Disaster Information
Name: 
Epidemic in Malawi
Region: 
Malawi
Occurance Date: 
08/06/2010
latitude: 
-13.2543
longitude: 
34.3015