Disaster Response

UN-SPIDER participates in Asia-Europe Meeting Roundtable on Disaster Rescue

UN-SPIDER's expert, Dr Shirish Ravan, addressed the use of Space-based info

The "Roundtable Meetings on Innovations in Technologies for Disaster Rescue Efforts amongst ASEM countries" took place on 4 and 5 December 2014 in New Delhi, India. ASEM is the Asia-Europe Meeting.

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Mon, 15/12/2014 - 12:11

Seminar: Exploring disaster responses in the Philippines

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20th October 2014, 13:00 to 14:30, W007, Dept of Geography, Dr Ines V. Danao, Asian Social Institute

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55

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20/10/2014

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Durham

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W007, Dept. of Geography, Dr Ines V. Danao, Asian Social Institute

Venue Country: 

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Event Organisers: 

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience (IHRR), University of Durham

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Bhutan: Project for stronger disaster response and recovery preparedness

Bhutan is prone to various hazards, including earthquakes.

<p>In an effort to enhance disaster

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Wed, 08/10/2014 - 10:18

UK: New online mapping tool for disaster management launched

Resilience Direct is a secure platform for multi-agency partnerships

A new interactive mapping service called "Resilience Direct" is being rolled out to the UK resilience community in late July.

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Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:33

Image Analysis for Natural Disaster Response

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The webinar is designed to help you understand how ENVI image analysis software can be used to:

•       Detect change in affected areas

•       Understand the extents of any change

•       Accurately measure the effects of natural disasters

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The dates for the webinar differ for the different languages.

The Webinar in English will be held 14:00 (GMT) on Tuesday 4 March 2014; there is also special application website.

The Webinar in German will be held 11:00 (GMT) on Thursday 6 March 2014; there is also special application website.

The Webinar in Italian will be held 15:00 (GMT) on Thursday 6 March 2014; there is also special application webseite.

The Webinar in French will be held 11:00 (GMT) on Tuesday 4 March 2014; there is also special application website.

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04/03/2014

Event Organisers: 

Exelis Visual Information Solutions

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 1/14: Space Technologies in the United Nations

Singapore: Developing first Earth Observation satellite

Satellite image of the Earth

Singapore is getting ready to launch its TeLEOS-1 Earth Observation satellite. TeLEOS-1 will be the first Singapore-made commercial satellite. The launch is planned for the end of 2014 on board of the Indian Space Research Organization’s Polar satellite launch vehicle.

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Mon, 10/02/2014 - 07:26

ISS: How the International Space Station assists during disasters

The ISS plays an important role in helping emergency responders

The International Space Station (ISS) partner agencies released a common statement on 17 July 2013 underlining the benefits of the space station during disasters caused by natural hazards on Earth. The ISS partner agencies US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency, Russian Federal Space Agency and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency stated "The ISS Partners are committed to continuing to share this unique asset in space and the benefits it brings to life on Earth."

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Mon, 22/07/2013 - 11:57

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/13: Earth Observation for Disaster Response

Disaster Response

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Course Summary:

Self study course

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Designed for people involved in disaster management for natural disasters. It will benefit government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster/emergency management

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Students will earn 30 Professional Development Hours (PDH) and 3 Continuing Education Units (CEU).

Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

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