The private satellite company Skybox published on Friday, 27 December 2013, the first images of their remote sensing satellite SkySat-1 on their website.
The reinsurance company Swiss Re estimates the loss created by disasters worldwide in 2013 to amount to 130 billion USD.
On 19 December 2013, the United Nations appointed a Special Envoy for Disaster Risk Reduction and Water who will support the United Nations’ work on water related disaster risk reduction.
The Asian Disaster Reduction Center, one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has published the Natural Disasters Data Book 2012.
International researchers at the Monash University, Australia created a global map showing the points
The impact of climate change on the environment is not always easy to see. Now, with NASA’s Images of Change iPad application, users can get an interactive before-and-after view of the changes.
A new study by BBC Research LLC, has found that the global market for remote sensing technologies will continuously grow and should reach $12.1 billion by 2019, as Spar Point Group reported.
The 2013 edition of the World Disasters Report, with a focus on technology and the future of humanitarian action, was launched on 3
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has launched its
Today, on 24 October, the United Nations are observing UN Day. 24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.
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