Publication

Ten Years of the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office

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Wed, 11/09/2019
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Click image to read online.As natural disasters exacerbated by climate change threaten to jeopardize sustainable development around the world, timely insights into natural hazards and the risks they pose to societies are more critical than ever.

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UN-SPIDER Advisory Support brochure

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Mon, 11/06/2018
Booklet about UN-SPIDER Advisory Support
English

The United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER), a programme implemented by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), assists developing countries in using space-based information in the full disaster management cycle. While doing so, it has supported United Nations Members States in implementing the “Hyogo Framework for Action 2005: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters” by engaging with their national disaster management agencies and other partners.

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The Value of Geoinformation for Disaster and Risk Management (VALID)

The 4C-Challenge: Communication - Coordination - Cooperation - Capacity Development

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Image credits: Background: Fabian Selg. From top left to bottom right: 1, 2, 3, 5, 6: UN-SPIDER. 4, 9: NASA. 7:Türksat. 8: DLR.

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Geoinformation for Disaster and Risk Management - Examples and Best Practices

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Fri, 02/07/2010
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This booklet published on July 2nd 2010 by the Joint Board of Geospatial Information Societies (JBGIS) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) outlines the potential uses of geo-information technologies to reduce the impact of natural or manmade disasters and risks. “Geoinformation for Disaster and Risk Management - Best Practices and Examples” brings together concise scientific contributions from experts around the world and creates a decision support forum based on their knowledge.

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