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Policy perspectives for the use of satellite applications in Africa

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Human Aspects related
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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

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Research Project e-Triage, IT-Supported Management of Mass Casualty Incidents

Category: 

Human Aspects related
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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

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Mudslide in Peru

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

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Mudslide in Peru

GLIDEnumber: 

MS-2010-000209-PER

Region: 

Peru

Occurance Date: 

20/10/2010

latitude: 

-13

longitude: 

-72

Landslide in Colombia

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

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/

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Landslide in Colombia

GLIDEnumber: 

LS-2010-000190-COL

Region: 

Colombia

Occurance Date: 

27/09/2010

latitude: 

7

longitude: 

-76

Landslide in Turkey

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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.

AP: "The Interior Ministry said 11 people were killed and two were reported missing. Rescuers later pulled out the body of an elderly woman, the Anatolia news agency reported, raising the death toll to 12."

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LS Land slide

GLIDEnumber: 

2010-000169

Region: 

TUR Turkey

Occurance Date: 

27/08/2010

latitude: 

42

longitude: 

34

Landslide in China

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

Source: glidenumber

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Landslide in China

GLIDEnumber: 

LS-2010-000156-CHN

Region: 

Gansu Province, China

Occurance Date: 

08/08/2010

latitude: 

36

longitude: 

104

Landslide in Kyrgyzstan

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Heavy rains on 3 June 2010 resulted in mudflows and landslides in southern Kyrgyzstan that affected Jalalabat and Osh regions. In total 1,670 families (approximately 8,350 people) were affected by mudflows with their houses being damaged, 37 of which became uninhabitable. District and interregional roads, cultivation areas and mud dams have also been damaged and destroyed by mudflows.

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19121

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Landslide in Kyrgyzstan

GLIDEnumber: 

MS-2010-000109-KGZ

Region: 

Kyrgyzstan

Occurance Date: 

03/06/2010

latitude: 

41

longitude: 

73

Landslide in Democratic Republic of Congo

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A landslide due to heavy rains on the slopes of Nyrangongo Volcano in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 46 people and washed away more than 200 homes. UN peace keepers rush to aid displaced people.

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19108

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Landslide in Democratic Republic of Congo

GLIDEnumber: 

LS-2010-000098-COD

Region: 

Democratic Republic of Congo

Occurance Date: 

19/05/2010

latitude: 

-1

longitude: 

29

Landslide in Rwanda

English

Several areas of the Rwanda have experienced floods following ongoing above normal heavy rains which resulted in a landslide in Rubavu district on 26th March 2010. Communities in three cells of Rubavu sector are among those most impacted by landslides. As a consequence of heavy rains along the Rwanda hills of Rubavu districts in Western Province; approximately 5,920 people have been affected out of whom approximately 1,184 families are homeless due to destroyed houses and risks.

Source: GlideNumber

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Country/Region: 

Name: 

Landslide in Rwanda

GLIDEnumber: 

LS-2010-000071-RWA

Region: 

Western Province

Occurance Date: 

09/04/2010

Landslide in Peru

English

 A massive avalanche of mud and rock has buried a small village in northeastern Peru, killing at least 20 people and leaving 25 others missing.

Source: GlideNumber

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Landslide in Peru

GLIDEnumber: 

LS-2010-000065-PER

Region: 

northeastern Peru

Occurance Date: 

02/04/2010

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