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Uganda plans early warning ICT system

Telecoms regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission in collaboration with the International Telecommunications Union are jointly developing an early warning system that will provide public alerts to people in case of disaster prediction, detection and mitigation.

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Mon, 12/09/2011 - 11:17

Review article on using Satellite Communication for Disaster Management will be published soon

The Satellite Communication team of UN-SPIDER under the leadership of Yusuf Hascicek has completed a review article on “The Use of Satellite Communications for Disaster Management and Emergency Response”, which has been submitted to the International Journal of Emergency Management for publication.

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Fri, 02/09/2011 - 12:23

UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

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Tue, 24/05/2011
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  • SpaceAid resource page contributes to information- and data flow after earthquake and tsunami in Japan

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Satellite communication, a failsafe option for disaster management and emergency response

It is widely acknowledged that during natural disasters, satellite technology plays a crucial role in re-establishing communication links, for both disaster victims and those involved in emergency response efforts.

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Thu, 05/05/2011 - 11:03

United Kingdom: Satellite Applications: E-Health

Satellites are playing an increasing role in the support of health and welfare on Earth. In the first of a series of bulletins looking at the range of satellite applications, this brief note summarises how satellite technology can assist in the provision of efficient health care and touches on some relevant legal issues.

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Wed, 09/03/2011 - 14:27

hermens_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09_0.pdf

Hermens Andreas. Using of satellite products in a Federal Republic. The German Joint Information and Situation Centre (GMLZ).German Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance.

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