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China launches new remote-sensing satellite

xinhuanet reports, that China has successfully launched "Yaogan IX", a new remote-sensing satellite, according to a statement from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 05/03/2010 - 11:18
latitude: 
40.9578
longitude: 
100.292

ASEAN+3 Satellite Image Archive for Environmental Study (ASIAES)

The ASEAN+3 satellite Image Archive for Environmental Study is a project, which allows to share satellite archives for natural hazard management and environmental study among the ASEAN+3 member cou

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Snow disaster in China

Part of China has been hit by low-temperature and blizzard since 2 January.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Snow disaster
Region: 
China
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010

Cold Wave

According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced (MCA ), heavy snow has left 21 people dead in north and central China.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Cold Wave
Region: 
China
Occurance Date: 
13/11/2009

China to host new international disaster research programme

China will host the office of the new international programme, Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR).

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 18/11/2009 - 18:00
latitude: 
39.9425
longitude: 
116.325

Earthquake in China

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale shook southwest China's Yunnan Province on Nov. 2.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake
Region: 
Yunnan Province
Occurance Date: 
02/11/2009

Tropical Cyclone in China P.Rep.

5 provinces in the southeast mainland China have been hit by Typhoon Morakot.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Tropical Cyclone in China P.Rep.
Region: 
China P.Rep.
Occurance Date: 
11/08/2009

Earthquake in China, P. Rep.

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake in Yunnan province (southwestern China) injured more than 300 people and led to the collapse of thousands of homes.

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Name: 
Earthquake in China, P. Rep.
Region: 
China, P. Rep.
Occurance Date: 
09/07/2009

Intense Rain Floods China and Vietnam – Rainfall Anomaly Shown by Satellite Data

Floods swept across southern China and northern Vietnam in the wake of several days of extreme rain in early July 2009.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 08/07/2009 - 23:45