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UN-SPIDER high-level workshop strengthens use of Earth observation for disaster management in Myanmar

The United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) and the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habitat) carried out a joint high-level advocacy workshop in Myanmar under auspices of the country’s Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettle­ment (MSWRR). Experts from the Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and Maxar contributed to the meeting on 11 March 2019 in Nay Pyi Daw, Myanmar.


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Mon, 18/03/2019 - 12:26

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United Nations Human Settlements Programme’s (UN-HABITAT) in Malawi

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme’s (UN-HABITAT) mission is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable urban development with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.

UN-HABITAT is committed to supporting Malawi in her efforts to achieve sustainable urbanisation and adequate shelter for all and the achievement of the MDGs. Activities include the Cities Without Slums Programme, the Malawi National Slum Upgrading Programme, and the Managing HIV and AIDS at the local level programme, among others.


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