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Forest Fires in the Dominican Republic

Landsat 8 image of 28 July 2014 showing the active forest fires

Since 20 July 2014, the Dominican Republic has been affected by forest fires.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Forest Fires in the Dominican Republic
Region: 
Dominican Republic
Occurance Date: 
25/07/2014
latitude: 
18.91
longitude: 
-70.75

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

The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Management & Information Dissemination System

Activities of UN-SPIDER RSO in Ukraine

Category: 
Disaster Type related

Outline
• Establishment of UN-SPIDER RSO in Ukraine
• RSO Workplan
GEO-UA Conference – official opening
ceremony of RSO
• Fire Monitoring in Ukraine 2010
• Flood Monitoring

SAFER and the GMES Emergency Response Service: One step closer to full-scale operational deployment

Category: 
Human Aspects related

Overview of SAFER (Services and Applications For Emergency Response) and GMES Emergency Response Service. Examples of SAFER activations were showed.

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

Wildfire in Kazakhstan

According to the Government of Kazakhstan forest fires have killed five people in northern Kazakhstan, more than 260 villagers had been evacuated.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Wildfire in Kazakhstan
Region: 
Kazakhstan
Occurance Date: 
09/09/2010
latitude: 
48.8493
longitude: 
84.4189

Wild Fire in Russia

Forest fires sweeping across European Russia on Friday killed at least 25 people and forced the evacuation of thousands in the hottest weather since records began 130 years ago.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Wild Fire in Russia
Region: 
Russia
Occurance Date: 
30/07/2010
latitude: 
61.524
longitude: 
105.319