Case Studies

User Stories

This section presents selected user stories and examples of the application of space technology for addressing a wide range of natural hazards. The stories and examples cover all phases of the disaster management cycle, including disaster risk reduction, preparedness and early warning. 

The user stories and case studies provide anecdotal evidence of the usefulness and diverse application options that space-based information is able to offer.


UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/13: Knowledge Management

Issue Date: 

Mon, 11/02/2013

UN-SPIDER Newsletter on Knowledge ManagementWhen tackling a disaster situation or when assessing the risk of a potential disaster, knowledge is the key. Disaster and disaster-riskmanagers face the challenge of identifying knowledge keepers, information focal points and data sources – sometimes under the pressure of extremely short timeframes.


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Newsletter: Knowledge Management and UN-SPIDER
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