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Indonesia: GIS used for real-time fire response information sharing

Indonesian firefighters are now using GIS to share real-time information

Firefighters and field officers in Bekasi, Indonesia, can now collect first hand data and share real-time information by using the newly deployed GIS data capture application.

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Thu, 22/05/2014 - 17:41

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UN-SPIDER and LAPAN successfully conclude ASEAN workshop

UN-SPIDER and its Regional Support Office in Indonesia, LAPAN, jointly conducted the ASEAN workshop "Development of mechanisms for acquisition and utilisation of

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ASEAN Workshop in Indonesia concluded

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 14:23

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Indonesia: Launch of advanced disaster monitoring system

Fires in Sumatra, Indonesia in March 2014 seen from Space.

Indonesia recently launched InAWARE, an advanced

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Sinabung Volcano: Detecting pyroclastic flow from space

The eruptions of Mount Sinabung are less violent now, but they are not over.

In January 2014, Mount Sinabung on Indonesia's Sumatra island has exploded intensively and repeatedly, forcing thousands of residents to vacate their houses. While eruptions have weakened and are less violent now, the volcanic activity of Mount Sinabung is ongoing.

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Wed, 12/03/2014 - 14:48

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Indonesia: Sumatra is covered with haze from ongoing fires

satellite image of fires in Indonesia

Since February, many fires have broken out on the Sumatra peninsula in Indonesia, as UN-SPIDER reported; many of them were deliberately set in order to clean the land. Although this is illegal, it is still a common practice in the region. NASA’s satellites Terra and Aqua monitor these fires from Space.

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Mon, 10/03/2014 - 14:19

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Indonesia: Aqua and Terra satellites locate nearly 530 fire hotspots in Sumatra

Satellite images help detect fires in Indonesia

NASA’s satellites detected over 500 hotspots of forest, plantation and peatland fires across the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. In Riau Province alone, the authorities located over 380 hotspots through satellite imagery from NASA's Terra and Aqua missions.

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Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:10

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Tue, 02/25/2014

Indonesia: International Charter activated due to volcano eruption

Satellite image of volcano eruption

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated in Indonesia on 13 February by one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, the Asian Disaster Reduction Center, in order to provide satellite-based

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Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:17

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Mon, 02/17/2014

Indonesia: Satellite sees ash plume from Sinabung

natural-color image of an ash plume from Sinabung on January 16, 2014

The Sinabung volcano was seen as non-active, with no historical records of eruptions, until 2010. A brief eruption back then caused the evacuation of about 30,000 nearby residents and other eruptions have followed since.

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Thu, 23/01/2014 - 14:51

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Thu, 01/23/2014

Indonesia: Indigenous groups use community GPS mapping

NASA's MODIS on Terra satellite shows changes in coastal line of Sumatra Island

In line with Indonesia's One Map Initiative (OMI) launched in 2012, indigenous communities are using GPS technology to demarcate the boundaries of their ancestral lands including forests, reported The Guardian yesterday.

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Fri, 10/01/2014 - 13:03

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Fri, 01/10/2014

Volcanic eruption in Indonesia: International Charter activated

NASA Earth Observatory image shows the Sinabung Volcano in Indonesia

On 7 January 2014 the International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated due to the numerous eruption of the Mount Sinabung in Sumatra, Indonesia. The

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Wed, 08/01/2014 - 12:54

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