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Sri Lanka: Approval for spatial data infrastructure implementation

Approval to build the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

Recognizing geospatial information as an essential resource that supports the economic, social and environmental interests, the Survey Department of Sri Lanka has recently received a Cabinet approv

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 12/12/2013 - 14:30
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7.87305
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80.7718

Tsunami Risk: UN-SPIDER contributes to UNESCO-IOC guidelines

The coasts of Sri Lanka and India showing sediments left after a tsunami

With the support of UNESCAP, UNESCO-IOC is carrying out a project entitled: “Enhancing Tsunami Risk Assessment and Management, Strengthening Policy Support and Developing Guidelines for Tsuna

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 01/03/2013 - 08:42
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6.91552
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79.8706

Sri Lanka: Making disaster risk information available

RiskInfo makes available data and maps on disaster risks in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka is a country affected by a variety of hazards including Drought, Flood, Mass Movement, Severe Storm or Tsunami.

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Fri, 01/03/2013 - 08:03
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6.91552
longitude: 
79.8706

Don’t fail to prepare: Space-based Information for Disaster Risk Reduction

UN-SPIDER celebrates the International Day for Disaster Reduction

UN-SPIDER builds hazard mapping skills in Sri Lanka

From 14 to 17 of August 2012, UN-SPIDER conducted the Capacity Building Programme “Space Technology for Improving Hazard Mapping in Sri Lanka”, as a follow-up to the Technical Advisory

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Fri, 24/08/2012 - 15:29
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6.82451
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80.9859

UN Country Team Information Management Group (UNCT IM) in Sri Lanka

The United Nations began its work in Sri Lanka in 1952 making it one of the first countries in the world to have a UN development programme.

Sri Lanka Department of Survey and Mapping

The Survey Department of Sri Lanka is the National Surveying and Mapping Organisation and also the national focal point of GIS and Remote Sensing with representation in the Global Mapping Project o

Sri Lanka Telecommunication Regulatory Commission

The mission of the Telecommunication Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka is to ensure the availability of advanced and high quality communication technology services to all users at just, reasonable

Sri Lanka Coast Conservation Department

Coastal regions are home to a large and growing population in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Department of Meteorology

The Department of Meteorology in Sri Lanka is in charge of providing services pertaining to Meteorology, Aeronautical Meteorology, Ocean Meteorology, Hydro Meteorology, Agricultural Meteorology, Cl