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Thailand: Satellite Data Centre for disaster management

The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has teamed up to establish a Geo-Informatics Operation System and Satellite Data Centre as a

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Thu, 20/10/2011 - 17:20

Thailand Floods 2011

Thailand is currently facing its worst flooding in 50 years. Flood waters have swamped more than two-thirds of the country, submerging rice fields and shutting down hundreds of factories while over 900,000 families and businesses have been impacted and hundreds of lives have been tragically lost. National relief efforts are now focused on providing essential food, clean water and shelter to displaced people and restoring damaged infrastructure to the Kingdom of Smiles.

 

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Mon, 17/10/2011 - 12:40

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How space technology aids a flood response

BANGKOK, 11 October 2011 (IRIN) - As residents across flood-ravaged Southeast Asia look up to the skies and brace for more rain, satellites 35,800km away are looking down on them.

Space technology has become a critical tool in protecting people from disasters in countries such as Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, where more than 6.5 million people have been affected by recent flooding and at least 500 have died.

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Tue, 11/10/2011 - 16:29

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Flash Floods in Thailand

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The Government of Thailand has issued a warning for possible flash floods and mudslides in 15 southern provinces in the coming days as three more deaths were reported from rising waters. The floods, the worst to hit parts of Thailand in decades, have left at least 59 people dead since October 10. The authorities estimate that 3.2 million people across the country have been affected by the floods, with homes submerged and farmland or cattle destroyed. The situation is expected to continue for weeks.

 

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Flash Floods in Thailand

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Thailand - Southern Provinces

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10/10/2010
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Flash Flood in Thailand

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Nakhon Ratchasima and its provincial capital have been ravaged as flash floods wreak havoc in the Northeast and Central Plains following heavy weekend monsoon rains. Thousands of displaced flood victims in Nakhon Ratchasima, hit by the worst flooding in 50 years, facing difficulties while waiting for assistance in terms of food and water.

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Flash Flood in Thailand

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19/10/2010

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The 1st Training on Monitoring and Evaluation in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Unstable Environments (MEDRR-1)

ADPC, Thailand collaborate with Channel Research, Belgium to conduct the 1st training on Monitoring and Evaluation in

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ESCAP launches Asia-Pacific mechanism on drought monitoring and early warning

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), launched in to service a Regional Cooperative Mechanism on Drought Monitoring and Early Warning in Nanjing, China.

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Thu, 16/09/2010 - 16:26

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Flood in Thailand

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Local authorities in the northern province of Lampang are expediting rescue operation to help over 300 families plagued by flash floods.

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Flood in Thailand

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03/08/2010

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The 40th Regional Training on Disaster Management (DMC-40)

ADPC is going to conduct the 40th Regional Training on

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5th Regional Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management Level I (An Introduction Course)

ITC, AIT and ADPC would like to announce that GIS4DRM-5 was rescheduled due to the political unrest situation in Bangkok, Thailand. The course reschedule from 31 May - 11 June 2010 to 16-27 August 2010.

 

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