On the sidelines of the fiftieth session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee of the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, which took place in Vienna, Austria from 11 - 22 February 2013, UN-SPIDER signed agreements with two new partners to establish Regional Support Offices (RSO).
Heavy seasonal rain swept across Indonesia during the days between 17 and 19 January 2013. Subsequently, Indonesia's capital Jakarta has been affected by heavy floods.
On 30 January, 2013 the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated for inundations in the city. The mechanism was triggered by USGS on behalf of BPPT Indonesia to provide space data of the affected areas.
More than 1,200 participants including 49 Government Ministers and high level delegates from Asia will meet on Tuesday, 23th of October in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, at the Fifth Asian Ministerial Conference on
On October 25th 2010, an earthquake followed by a devastating tsunami struck the Mentawai Islands, a group of four large islands – Siberut, Sipora, Pagai Utara and Pagai Seletan - situated off the western coast of Sumatra in Indonesia.
Since its latest series of deadly eruptions, Java’s Mt Merapi has been spewing volcanic ash clouds into the air. Satellitedata are crucial for assessing the eruption’s danger to air traffic and public safety.