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Insect Infestation

Locust Outbreak in Libya and Algeria

In February 2012, a Desert Locust outbreak suddenly developed in southwest Libya along the border of Algeria and rapidly spread into adjacent areas of southeast Algeria. Gregarizing adults lai

Disaster Information
Name: 
Locust Outbreak
Region: 
Libya and Algeria, Northern Africa
Occurance Date: 
11/04/2012
latitude: 
27.2742
longitude: 
17.666

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

Insect infestation in Liberia

Millions of invading caterpillars have forced thousands of Bong County residents to flee their homes and the situation is getting worse.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Insect infestation in Liberia
Region: 
Liberia
Occurance Date: 
15/01/2009