RSO CATHALAC develops forest cover map of Belize

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) has just developed the first version of a 2012 forest cover map of Belize. This research was carried out in collaboration with the Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries, and Sustainable Development of the Government of Belize, Lancaster University of the UK and the Environmental Research Institute of the University of Belize.

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Thu, 09/08/2012 - 07:48

100th edition of the SDI-Newsletter Latin America/Caribbean

With the July 2012 issue of the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association (GSDI) newsletter for Latin America and the Caribbean (SDI-LAC), it reaches its 100 edition! The newsletter started up in January 2004 under editorship of Kate Lance who led its matters during thirteen numbers that included bilingual versions of some of their reported news. In July 2005, the Pan-American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH) assumed its continued monthly edition until present.

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Thu, 12/07/2012 - 08:29

March 2011

SPIDER Thematic Partnership LAC: Second Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in America

UN-SPIDER participated in the Second Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster-Risk Reduction of the Americas organized by the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), the Civil Protection System of the Government of Mexico, and other international partners. The event gathered more than 300 stakeholders from North, Central and South America and also from the Caribbean region.

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Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:37

July 2008

Issue Date: 

Thu, 31/07/2008

                                                     UN-SPIDER July 2008 Updates

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter October 2008

Issue Date: 

Fri, 31/10/2008

                                             UN-SPIDER NEWSLETTER OCTOBER Vol. 2/08

In this issue:

  • UN-SPIDER presented to African Ambassadors at UN-Day in Bonn. UN-SPIDER Staff present their activities in the International Disaster and Risk Conference 2008 in Davos and the Fourth European Congress on Disaster Management in Bonn

Disaster Management


UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop - Barbados

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

“United Nations Regional UN-SPIDER Workshop: Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response for the Caribbean” More information at:





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