emergency response

Geospatial Technologies for Crisis and Disaster in the Developing World

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The Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technologies at Delta State University (CIGIT), the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), the Secure World Foundation, GITA, and the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) will host a workshop about application of geographic information systems (GPS) and remote sensing technologies to disaster preparedness, response, and recovery.

Latitud: 

34

Longitud: 

91

Fecha: 

05/10/2015 to 09/10/2015

Fecha límite de inscripción: 

mar, 01/09/2015

Lugar: 

Delta State University Campus in Cleveland, Mississippi

Ciudad: 

Cleveland, Mississippi

País: 

  • United States of America

Organizadores del evento: 

Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Information Technologies at Delta State University (CIGIT), Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), Secure World Foundation (SWF), GITA, United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) 

Idioma del evento: 

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Data application of the month: Emergency Response

When a disaster occurs, situational awareness is imperative in decision making for response and emergency support. Information is needed on the scale of damage in an area and the location of the affected population, along with logistical information such as the location of hospitals, undamaged roads and bridges and communication infrastructure.

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Data Application of the Month: Emergency Response
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Gestión de la Información para la Respuesta en caso de Desastres

Un desastre se manifiesta por medio de sus impactos y sus efectos: provoca heridos y/o fatalidades, afecta los modos de vida de la gente en comunidades rurales y en zonas urbanas; desencadena daños y pérdidas en varios sectores de desarrollo (vivienda, red vial, agricultura, salud, educación, telecomunicaciones, energía, etc.); y afecta los procesos cotidianos de tipo comercial conllevando a pérdidas económicas.  Para poder apoyar a las comunidades y sectores afectados por cualquier desastre, es indispensable contar con información muy actualizada sobre los impactos.  Dicha información faci

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IWG-SEM autumn meeting 2014 (Munich and web-based)

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Participating Organizations: DLR, EC-DG ENTR, ITHACA, AIT/Jaxa, EC-JRC, SERTIT, OOSA/UN-SPIDER, USGS, World Bank

 

Meeting Summary

The 2014 autumn meeting was the first IWG-SEM meeting, which was organized as a combination of a physical and web-based conference. 18 participants joined the meeting in person or via web-video-conference and telephone chat.

Latitud: 

0

Longitud: 

0

Fecha: 

25/12/2014

Fecha límite de inscripción: 

jue, 04/12/2014

Lugar: 

DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Germany

IWG-SEM spring meeting 2014 (Munich)

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Participating Organizations: SERTIT, ITHACA, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, USGS, DLR-ZKI, EC-DG ENTR, DLR-ZKI

 

Meeting Summary

The meeting opens with a welcome address from Guenter Strunz, head of the Geo-Risks and Civil Security department of the DLR Earth Observation Center which kindly hosts the IWG-SEM meeting. IWG-SEM chairman thanks DLR for their hospitality and the logistic organization.

Fecha: 

20/05/2014 to 21/05/2014

Lugar: 

DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Germany

Idioma del evento: 

1

IWG-SEM autumn meeting 2013 (Washington)

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Participating Organizations: JAXA, PDC, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, NASA, ITHACA, EC-JRC, DLR-ZKI, GWU

 

Meeting Summary

The meeting covered following topics:

Fecha: 

10/10/2013 to 11/10/2013

Lugar: 

ICF Conference Center, Fairfax, Washington DC, USA

Idioma del evento: 

1

IWG-SEM spring meeting 2013 (Torino)

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Participating Organizations: DLR-ZKI, EC-JRC, EC-ECHO, EC-ENTR, DFO, ITHACA, JAXA, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER, USGS/EROS

 

Fecha: 

22/04/2013 to 23/04/2013

Lugar: 

ITHACA, Torino, Italy

Idioma del evento: 

1

IWG-SEM autumn meeting 2012 (Geneva)

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Participating Organizations: DLR-ZKI, GEO, ITHACA, JRC, NASA, National Geomatics Center of China, OGC, SERVIR, UNOSAT, USGS

 

Fecha: 

15/10/2012 to 16/10/2012

Lugar: 

Group on Earth Observations (GEO), Geneva, Switzerland

Idioma del evento: 

1

IWG-SEM spring meeting 2012 (Ispra)

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Meeting Summary

This was the initial meeting where the IWG-SEM was founded. Its official name "International Working Group on Satellite based Emergency Mapping" and acronym were agreed. To define the group's basic direction and working program, the vision and mission statements were formulated. One or half year rotating chairmanship was agreed upon with the first chair assigned to JRC. The group further agreed on holding of two conferences a year and on the setup of regular teleconferences.

Fecha: 

16/04/2012 to 17/04/2012

Lugar: 

Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy

Idioma del evento: 

1

Enhancing technical and procedural cooperation in satellite-based emergency mapping at global scale

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Background

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Fecha: 

19/09/2011 to 20/09/2011

Lugar: 

Schloss Hohenkammer, near Munich, Germany

Idioma del evento: 

1

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