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Tropical Cyclone in Taiwan

Heavy rains have triggered massive rockslides on a coastal highway, trapping up to 400 travelers.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Tropical Cyclone in Taiwan
Region: 
Taiwan
Occurance Date: 
23/10/2010
latitude: 
24.0486
longitude: 
121.531

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

Mudslide in Peru

Hundreds of families have been affected by mudslides triggered by heavy rains in Urubamba Province.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Mudslide in Peru
Region: 
Peru
Occurance Date: 
20/10/2010
latitude: 
-13.3042
longitude: 
-72.1167

Landslide in Colombia

A landslide buried about 30 people on a highway in northwestern Colombia caused by heavy rains in the midst of a deadly rainy season.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Landslide in Colombia
Region: 
Colombia
Occurance Date: 
27/09/2010
latitude: 
7.33486
longitude: 
-76.4319

Landslide in Turkey

Eleven people were killed when landslides caused by torrential rain razed several homes in a town in northeast Turkey, the state-run Anatolian news agency said on Friday.

Disaster Information
Name: 
LS Land slide
Region: 
TUR Turkey
Occurance Date: 
27/08/2010
latitude: 
41.9318
longitude: 
34.3082

Landslide in China

Mudslides engulfed a town in northwest China on 8 August 2010, killing nearly 100 people and leaving perhaps 2,000 residents missing.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Landslide in China
Region: 
Gansu Province, China
Occurance Date: 
08/08/2010
latitude: 
36.0593
longitude: 
103.826