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Tsunami

Earthquake in Japan

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurred at 2:46 pm on March 11, 2011 near the east coast of Honshu, Japan. Tsunami warnings are issued along the Pacific coast line.

Disaster Information
Region: 
Honshu, all Japan coastline
Occurance Date: 
11/03/2011
latitude: 
38.322
longitude: 
142.369

Earthquake in Indonesia

At least 160 people are missing from an Indonesian village that was pounded by an enormous wave after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Sumatra caused a local tsunami.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake in Indonesia
Region: 
Indonesia
Occurance Date: 
25/10/2010
latitude: 
-0.95373
longitude: 
100.352

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

The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Management & Information Dissemination System

Interoperability is Key - The necessity of international standards and the OGC Emergency and Disaster Management

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

Tsunami in Tonga

Initial assessments indicate that 800 people have been displaced 76 homes have been destroyed There have been 9 confirmed deaths and a further 5 people in critical condition have been flown to Nuku

Disaster Information
Name: 
Tsunami
Region: 
Tonga
Occurance Date: 
02/10/2009

Tsunami in Samoa and American Samoa

A tsunami following an earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off has caused some deaths in American Samoa , but there is no word of how many died, an official for the U.S.

Disaster Information
Region: 
Samoa, American Samoa
Occurance Date: 
30/09/2009