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Sri Lanka: NASA TRMM data reveals extraordinary flooding

Accumulated rainfall in mm for the period 31 May - 4 June 2014

Data from NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) revealed extraordinary flooding in Sri Lanka caused by unusually strong monsoonal rainfall over the period 31 May - 4 June 2014, as research at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) shows.

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Sri Lanka: Approval for spatial data infrastructure implementation

Approval to build the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

Recognizing geospatial information as an essential resource that supports the economic, social and environmental interests, the Survey Department of Sri Lanka has recently received a Cabinet approval to build the National

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 14:30

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India: Remote Sensing Official highlights importance of satellites

Fires in northwestern India in 2005 seen from Space.

During the recent CEO’s Forum on Space Technology Applications for National Development in Sri Lanka, India’s National Remote Sensing Centre Deputy Director Dr. P.G. Diwakar highlighted the important impact that satellite technologies have in various sectors of development in India.

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Wed, 23/10/2013 - 11:07

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Sri Lanka: Making disaster risk information available

RiskInfo makes available data and maps on disaster risks in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is a country affected by a variety of hazards including Drought, Flood, Mass Movement, Severe Storm or Tsunami. In order to make information on

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Fri, 01/03/2013 - 08:03

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Fri, 03/01/2013

Sri Lanka launches first Communication Satellite

Sri Lanka's first communication satellite will be taken to orbit on November 22, 2012 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China and it will be positioned over Sri Lanka. The launch will take place around 9:30 p.m.

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Wed, 07/11/2012 - 07:24

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Don’t fail to prepare: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

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UN-SPIDER celebrates Day for Disaster Reduction
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UN-SPIDER builds hazard mapping skills in Sri Lanka

From 14 to 17 of August 2012, UN-SPIDER conducted the Capacity Building Programme “Space Technology for Improving

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Fri, 24/08/2012 - 15:29

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UN Country Team Information Management Group (UNCT IM) in Sri Lanka

The United Nations began its work in Sri Lanka in 1952 making it one of the first countries in the world to have a UN development programme. Three years later, on 14th December 1955, Sri Lanka was admitted as a member state of the UN. The UN is in Sri Lanka by explicit agreement with the government. The UN, in partnership with the government and people of Sri Lanka, works to ensure that all Sri Lankan people enjoy better living conditions.

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