Chad

IGAC: Preparing for the 2015 International Geomatic Week

International Geomatic Week 2015 will particularly focus on "Geospatial information for building peace"

IGAC, the Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, as part of the celebration of its 80 year anniversary, is presenting the sixth edition of the International Geomatics Week. This time the event will take place between 10 and 14 August of 2015 at the Wyndham Hotel Bogota, Colombia.

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Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:01

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5

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-74
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International Charter again activated for Floods in Africa

The International Charter "Space and Major

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Mon, 15/10/2012 - 12:21

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Mon, 10/15/2012

Satellite Images Help Doctors Count People from Space

For the first time, the population of an entire city has been estimated from space through a pioneering project to speed up medical and

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Wed, 30/05/2012 - 11:44

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Complex Emergency in Chad

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Around 2 million people have been affected by the poor harvest of 2009-2010 and they will need food as well as non food assistance during this year. In the West of the Sahelian belt, it is reported that 750,000 people have been displaced to other sub-prefectures and to Bahr El Gazal (BEG), Hadjer-Lamis, Kanem and the Lac regions and are in a desperate need of assistance. The current rate of global malnutrition is well over the acceptable level and is close to 22% in the regions of the Lac, Kanem, Barh el Gazal and Bartha

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Complex Emergency in Chad

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OT-2010-000056-TCD

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West of the Sahelian belt

Occurance Date: 

15/03/2010

Floods in Chad

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On 12 and 14 September 2009, two heavy torrential rains poured down in the capital N?Djamena leading to the flooding of almost half of the town. The stormy rains aggravated the already worse situation that started since the beginning of the rainy season. The most affected areas are Walia, Kamda, Toukra, Habena, Chagoua, and Moursal.The Red Cross of Chad?s urban committee conducted a rapid assessment and estimated that over 545 houses were destroyed.

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Floods

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FL-2009-000220-TCD

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Chad

Occurance Date: 

08/10/2009

Epidemic in Chad

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Meningitis : 102 killed and 769 are affected
Source : Emdat

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Epidemic in Chad

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Chad

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01/01/2009
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