March 2012 Updates

The UN-SPIDER March 2012 Updates contain the following topics:

UN-SPIDER at a glance:

  • Technical Advisory Mission to Myanmar
  • Technical Advisory Mission to Tonga
  • UNOOSA co-hosts 12th Plenary Meeting of UNGIWG
  • UN-SPIDER supports the response efforts to the recent floods impacting Fiji
  • UN-SPIDER attends 7th FP ENVISION Project
  • UN-SPIDER participates in GMES IO Emergency Mapping Meeting

News from our Regional Support Offices:

  • Space-based analysis of migratory locust in Algeria
  • ADRC conducts training on Disaster Risk Management
  • Karoly Robert University College participates in UNGIWG meeting and HUNAGI Conference
  • CATHALAC: Satellite-aided analysis of land subsidence

News from our Community:

  • SAFER is activated for Mozambique
  • The International Charter is activated for Madagascar
  • The International Charter is activated for Ecuador
  • Happy birthday, Envisat
  • China's advanced satellite operating soundly
  • UK's new rapid response network

Upcoming Events:

  • Fifth International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop
  • UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER organises Crowdsource Mapping Event



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