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Extreme Temperature

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

Snow disaster in China

Part of China has been hit by low-temperature and blizzard since 2 January.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Snow disaster
Region: 
China
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010

Cold Wave in Guatemala

Due to low temperatures in the country 5,960 people have stayed in the 15 shelters opened by the Government response body since November 2009.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Cold Wave
Region: 
Guatemala
Occurance Date: 
05/01/2010

Cold Wave in Mexico

Emergency was declared for 4 municipalities in Zacatecas after severe frosts during Dec 2009.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Cold Wave
Region: 
Mexico
Occurance Date: 
05/01/2010

Cold Wave in India

Cold wave in early January has caused at least 100 deaths in India and 18 deaths in southern region of Nepal.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Cold Wave
Region: 
India
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010

Cold Wave in Nepal

Cold Wave in early January has claimed at least 18 lives in Nepal's southern region.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Cold Wave
Region: 
Nepal
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010