Cameroonian radio RTV reports on UN-SPIDER training

The Cameroonian radio channel RTV referred to the training that has been coordinated by UN-SPIDER on the use on space-based information for disaster management and emergency. The four-day training took place in Yaoundé from 7 to 11 May 2012 and aimed at sensitizing the civil protection personnel and the decision makers to the use of space-based technology in the management of natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, and gas explosions.
In addition, a short interview of Lóránt Czárán, a UN-SPIDER expert was broadcasted. Mr. Czárán gave further information about the scope of UN-SPIDER and its role in facilitating the access to space-based information to make the work of the field personnel easier.