America

NASA: GRACE-based Drought Maps for the American Southwest

Groundwater Percentile Map

Recent data by the U.S. National Drought Mitigation Center show that the Southwest of the US has been affected by droughts for 11 of the past 14 years and that in 2014 the worst levels of drought has been registered in California.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 01/12/2014 - 09:23

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37

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-119
Mon, 12/01/2014

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IV session of the regional platform for disaster risk reduction (DRR) of the Americas

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The forum will gather key stakeholders in

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-80

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Date: 

27/05/2014 to 29/05/2014

Venue City: 

Guayalquil

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Co-organisers: 

Secretariat of Risk Management, Ecuador

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ecuador

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UNOOSA holds workshop on Space Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits

On 12 to 16 November 2012, UNOOSA organized the Workshop "Space Technology Applications for Socio-Economic Benefits" in Santiago de Chile, Chile. The Workshop was the third activity of the UN Progamme on Space Applications focusing exclusively on socio-economic benefits of space technology applications. In 2010 and 2011 two previous workshops were held in Turkey and Vietnam.

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Publishing Date: 

Wed, 28/11/2012 - 10:22

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Wed, 11/28/2012

Chile

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Mr. Juan PIEDRA

National Emergency Office of the Ministry of Interior (ONEMI)
Unidad de Gestión Territorial, División de Protección Civil
Address:Calle Beaucheff N°1671, Santiago, Chile
Telephone: 56-2-22524395 – 22524390
E-Mail: jpiedra [at] onemi.gov.cl ">jpiedra [at] onemi.gov.cl

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-33

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SPIDER Thematic Partnership LAC: Second Session of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in America

UN-SPIDER participated in the Second Session of the Regional Platform for

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 04/04/2011 - 12:37

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