Colombia

Regional Support Offices: IGAC conducts desertification analyses

The Colombian Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute - IGAC and their Center of Research and Development of Geographic Information – CIAF, recently did a series of projects based on risk management. One of those was focused on indentifying zones in the process of decertification using optical remote sensing in the Andean dry region of Villa de Leyva (Boyacá), Colombia.

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 16:02

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6

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-74
Thu, 07/26/2012

Regional Support Offices: IGAC is new OGC member

On June 5th, 2012, the Geographic Institute “Agustin Codazzi” (IGAC) was officially registered as member of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). IGAC acts also as the Colombian Spatial Data Infrastructure (ICDE) coordinator, and is therefore well aware of the importance of participating in the construction of standards and technical guidelines to ensure geographic information interoperability.

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Thu, 12/07/2012 - 09:23
Thu, 07/12/2012

Landslide in Colombia

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A landslide buried about 30 people on a highway in northwestern Colombia caused by heavy rains in the midst of a deadly rainy season.

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/

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Landslide in Colombia

GLIDEnumber: 

LS-2010-000190-COL

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Colombia

Occurance Date: 

27/09/2010

latitude: 

7

longitude: 

-76

UN-SPIDER present in the II Hemispheric Encounter on National Mechanisms and Networks for Risk Reduction in Santa Marta, Colombia

UN-SPIDER present in the II Hemispheric Encounter on National Mechanisms and Networks for Risk Reduction. “Encounter of Santa Marta: From Theory to Practice”, 14 – 16 April 2010.

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Tue, 27/04/2010 - 12:39

latitude: 

11

longitude: 

-74

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Flood in Colombia

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Hundreds of families affected by floods caused by heavy rains that started with the beginning of the winter (rainy) season

Source: GlideNumber

The Colombian Red Cross said Wednesday that 3,000 families across the country have been affected the floods, landslides and high winds that have battered the country in the last two weeks, according to Caracol Radio.

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Flood in Colombia

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000076-COL

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Colombia

Occurance Date: 

14/04/2010

latitude: 

5

longitude: 

-76

Epidemic in the Americas

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Countries of the Americas reported a total of 146,006 cases of dengue, out of which 2,706 were severe dengue. A total of 79 deaths have been reported, with a Regional fatality rate of 2.9%.

Source:

http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19052

http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=19053

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Epidemic in Americas

GLIDEnumber: 

EP-2010-000058-ARG, EP-2010-000058-BRA, EP-2010-000058-COL , EP-2010-000058-SLV, EP-2010-000058-HND, EP-2010-000058-PRY, EP-2010-000058-PRI

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Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Paraguay, Puerto Rico

Occurance Date: 

16/03/2010

Volcanic eruption in Colombia

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Name: 

Volcanic eruption in Colombia, Nevado Del Huila

GLIDEnumber: 

N/A

Region: 

Colombia

Occurance Date: 

10/11/2009

Floods in Colombia

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529 people affected by floods in municipality of Guapi, Cauca.

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=18961.

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Floods

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000241-COL

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Colombia

Occurance Date: 

09/11/2009

Volcano in Colombia

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OCHA reporting local authorities ordening the evacuation of 8,500 people.

Source : Glide number

 

Ressources from OCHA/reliefweb, click here

 

 

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Volcano in Colombia

GLIDEnumber: 

VO-2009-000112-COL

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Colombia

Occurance Date: 

10/06/2009

Landslide in Colombia

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Landslides caused the total destruction of houses in the municipality of Sochoa on 7 March. 593 people had to be evacuated.

Source : Glide number

 

Ressources from OCHA/Reliefweb, click here

Disaster Type: 

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Name: 

Landslide in Colombia

GLIDEnumber: 

LS-2009-000061-COL

Region: 

Colombia

Occurance Date: 

09/03/2009

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