SEWS-D

UN-SPIDER strengthens use of space data for drought early warning in Ethiopia

UN-SPIDER mission team at the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI).
UN-SPIDER mission team presents on GIS and remote sensing for disaster managment to the National Disaster Risk Reduction Commission.

Timely and reliable information about precipitation, soil moisture and vegetation health provide essential insights for early detection of drought.

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Wed, 28/08/2019 - 16:17

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UN-SPIDER visits Mexico Campus of the Regional Centre for Space Science Technology Education for Latin America and the Caribbean

UN-SPIDER CRECTEALC visit

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through its programme on Space-based Information for Disaster Management and

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 18/07/2017 - 10:51

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UN-SPIDER, SENACYT and CONRED of Guatemala to conduct a training course in July 2017

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

In recent decades Guatemala, like other countries around the world, has been experiencing disasters triggered by geologic and hydro-meteorological hazards that have impacted urban and rural communities.

latitude: 

15

longitude: 

-91

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

31/07/2017 to 02/08/2017

Venue City: 

Guatemala City

Venue: 

GIS Laboratory of the Faculty of Agriculture of San Carlos University (USAC)

Venue Country: 

  • Guatemala

Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER, the National Secretariat of the Council of Science and Technology of Guatemala (SENACYT) and the Executive Secretariat of CONRED (SE-CONRED)

Language of event: 

Spanish

UN-SPIDER and DGPC of El Salvador to conduct a training course in July 2017

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

At the request of the General Directorate for Civil Protection of El Salvador (DGPC), UN-SPIDER conducted a technical advisory mission to El Salvador from 3 to 5 April 2014.

latitude: 

14

longitude: 

-89

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

24/07/2017 to 28/07/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 28/06/2017

Venue City: 

San Salvador

Venue Country: 

  • El Salvador

Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER and the General Directorate for Civil Protection of El Salvador (DGPC)

Language of event: 

Spanish

Dominican Republic - National Training Course

English

AEM conducts teleconference with SEWS-D partners

Dry Corridor of Central America (orange polygons). Courtesy of CAC

As part of its activities as a Regional Support Office, the Mexican Space Agency (AEM) is conducting monthly teleconferences with the national partners of the SEWS-D project (Strengthening Early Warning Systems for Droughts).   The telecons contribute to plan upcoming activities and to inform all regional and international partners regarding advances in each of the four countries where the project is conducted

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Thu, 13/10/2016 - 07:22

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UN-SPIDER concludes its 2016 Expert Mission to Guatemala

UN-SPIDER conducting Expert Mission in Guatemala

UN-SPIDER conducted an expert mission to Guatemala from 6 to 11 July 2016 as a way to continue providing technical advisory support to this country.  The mission included a meeting with the Executive Director and with staff of Guatemala’s National Coordinating Agency for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) and with representatives of various government organizations as a way to advance with the inter-institutional, technical

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Mon, 18/07/2016 - 23:59
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