UN-SPIDER Newsletter October 2008

Issue Date: 
Fri, 31/10/2008
UN-SPIDER Newsletter October 2008

                                             UN-SPIDER NEWSLETTER OCTOBER Vol. 2/08

In this issue:

  • UN-SPIDER presented to African Ambassadors at UN-Day in Bonn. UN-SPIDER Staff present their activities in the International Disaster and Risk Conference 2008 in Davos and the Fourth European Congress on Disaster Management in Bonn

Disaster Management

  • UN-SPIDER Connects disaster managers with satellite imagery providers. Assists satellite imagery acquisition for volcanic activities in Montserrat and flooding in Southeast Nepal/Indian Bihar
  • UN-SPIDER organized regional and international workshops to promote Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response

Technical Advisory Missions

  • Spring School on Natural Disasters and Spatial Solutions in Brazil. Technical Advisory Mission to Burkina Faso

UN-SPIDER Workshops

  • UN-SPIDER Organised Regional and International Workshops to Promote Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response Caribbean/Barbados, Pacific/Fiji

Regional Support Offices

  • UN 4th Committee Agrees with Guidelines for Establishment of UN-SPIDER Network of Regional Support Offices

Capacity Building

  • Spring School on Natural Disasters and Spatial Solutions in Brazil
  • UN-SPIDER supports young professionals from disaster management and geosciences backgrounds exchange experiences and learn new space-based approaches

Awareness Raising

  • UN-SPIDER presented to African Ambassadors at UN-Day in Bonn
  • UN-SPIDER Supports Iran Workshop and convenes UN Meeting
     
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