Egypt

Noticias

The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.

From 14 to 16 September 2014, 19 Arab States met in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. They discussed the way forward for disaster risk reduction in the region and their recommendations for the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction which will be adopted next March in Sendai, Japan, at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.

The declaration emerging from the conference calls for a "strong focus on water and food security, the effects of climate change and extreme weather events, including drought, on dry lands and arid zones which are home to two billion people around the world," as UNISDR reports.

The Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, Margareta Wahlström, said: “The Arab... read more

Publishing Date: 22/09/2014

Bidding for the construction of two ground receiver stations will be opened soon by Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory, quoted Mail & Guardian.

Kamal Ewida Earth Observatory, currently seeking a site in Egypt, is a joint project by South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Egypt's National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences.

The project will enable the rapid processing of information received from satellites monitoring Africa, in order to improve disaster relief... read more

Publishing Date: 03/09/2009

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National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Science (NARSS)

Contacts

Prof.Islam Abou El-Magd, CSci, CEnv,
Head of The Environmental Sciences Dept.
International Affairs Coordinator
Member of The Space Council of Egypt
National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS)
Environmental Sciences Department
El-Nozaha El-Gedidah, PO.Box 1564 Alf Maskan, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +2 02 2625 1286 (D)
Fax: +2 02 2622 5800

Prof. Dr. Alaa El-Nahry
Head of Scientific Training & Contenious Studies.
Member of Board of Directors
National Authority for Remote Sensing & Space Sciences (NARSS)
El-Nozaha El-Gedidah, PO.Box 1564 Alf Maskan, Cairo, Egypt
Tel:+2-022625201
Mobile : +2-0122-56-40454
Fax: +2-0226225800

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