The VII Space Conference of the Americas was inaugurated on 17 November 2015 in Managua, Nicaragua and will conclude on 19 November 2015. The conference brings together representatives of the
The VII Space Conference of the Americas was inaugurated on 17 November 2015 in Managua, Nicaragua and will conclude on 19 November 2015. The conference brings together representatives of the space community, government institutions, academia and other regional and international organizations. The conference is organized by the Superior Coordinating Council, which includes the Nicaraguan Science and Technology Council, the National Council of Universities and the Ministry of the Presidency for Public Policies.
VII Space Conference of the Americas in Managua, Nicaragua
Nicaragua evacuated thousands of people from the path of Tropical Storm Matthew as the Atlantic storm reached hurricane force Friday. Nicaraguan authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people following the tropical storm and hurricane warning issued by the government of Nicaragua on Friday, September 24, 2010. Tropical Storm Matthew is also making its way to Honduras and continues to threaten much of the Central American region, which is prone to disastrous flooding.
A low pressure system moving over the Central American Pacific coastal region is causing intense rainfall in Nicaragua. Several departments "Chinandega, León, Managua, and Matagalpa" have been severely affected by flooding.
Government alert after rivers over-flowed causing flooding in Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte, as a result of tropical storms no.17 and 18 - Government providing medical assistance to the households affected, and food to 6821 inhabitants of the area, with the help of the WFP.