Mass Movement

Tropical Cyclone in Taiwan

English

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

Source: GLIDEnumber

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Tropical Cyclone in Taiwan

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2010-000205-TWN

Region: 

Taiwan

Occurance Date: 

23/10/2010

latitude: 

24

longitude: 

122

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

Category: 

Disaster Type related
English

ESOA represents all European satellite operators. The Association works with policy-makers to ensure that satellite technology and services are taken into proper account in the delivery of public sector objectives so citizens all over the globe can benefit from them.

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The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Management & Information Dissemination System

The Earth Observation and GIS communities fighting the climate crisis

Category: 

Human Aspects related
English

The Planet Action Initiative: supporting projects addressing climate change issues and related disaster risk reduction and management.

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Space Technology/Product and Application: 

Policy perspectives for the use of satellite applications in Africa

Category: 

Human Aspects related
English

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
English

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

English

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

Source: GLIDEnumber

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Mudslide in Peru

GLIDEnumber: 

MS-2010-000209-PER

Region: 

Peru

Occurance Date: 

20/10/2010

latitude: 

-13

longitude: 

-72

Landslide in Colombia

English

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/

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Landslide in Colombia

GLIDEnumber: 

LS-2010-000190-COL

Region: 

Colombia

Occurance Date: 

27/09/2010

latitude: 

7

longitude: 

-76

Landslide in Turkey

English

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."

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

LS Land slide

GLIDEnumber: 

2010-000169

Region: 

TUR Turkey

Occurance Date: 

27/08/2010

latitude: 

42

longitude: 

34

Landslide in China

English

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

Source: glidenumber

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Landslide in China

GLIDEnumber: 

LS-2010-000156-CHN

Region: 

Gansu Province, China

Occurance Date: 

08/08/2010

latitude: 

36

longitude: 

104

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