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Training on operational tropical cyclone forecasting at RSMC tropical cyclone

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
New Delhi
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17/02/2014 - 01/03/2014
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Event Organisers: 

World Meteorological Organization

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Training Event
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No certificate issued or not known

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Report: Natural hazards in the USA in 2013

Satellite picture of the wild fire and Yosemite National Park.

A report released by CoreLogic, a US private analysis company, is offering a summary of the most si

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Mon, 06/01/2014 - 11:35

India: disaster planning and early warning saved lives

Crucial role that early warning actions and effective preparation activities

In mid-October, effective disaster planning, government cooperation, preparedness at the community level and early warning communication contributed to a minimal death toll in the wake of the stron

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Tue, 26/11/2013 - 08:45

UN-SPIDER Updates May 2013

Issue Date: 
Wed, 05/06/2013

Bangladeshi Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CCP)

A massive cyclone with wind velocity 62 m/sec accompanied by a storm surge 6-9 m in height struck Bangladesh in 1970, killing an estimated 500,000 people.

NASA Satellite Sees Birth of Tropical Storm Debby

As tropical cyclone Debby-12 is approaching Florida, the state of emergency was declared yesterday, 25 June 2012.

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Tue, 26/06/2012 - 12:39

NASA Satellites Show Towering Thunderstorms in Rare Sub-tropical Storm Arani

NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites are providing data to scientists about the Southern Atlantic Ocean Sub-tropical Storm Arani, a rare occurrence in the southern ocean.

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Thu, 17/03/2011 - 12:28

Cyclone Fanele hits Madagascar and stalls existing reconstruction work

MENABE REGION, Madagascar, 28 January 2009

– The southern part of Madagascar has been brutally affected by Cyclone Fanele, which hit the island in the early hours of 21 January. A recent World Health Organization assessment notes that over 20,500 people have been affected by Fanele and Tropical Storm Eric, which arrived on the 19th.

Madagascar: Tropical storm Eric and cyclone Fanele

Madagascar: Tropical storm Eric and cyclone Fanele hit the country on 19th of January 2009. A total of 20,555 people are affected with 4,004 left homeless. Ten people are reported dead and 36 wounded. The available data indicated the destruction of 5 health centres and 2 hospitals in Menabe region. WHO is supporting the Initial rapid Assessment with government and partners as well as response activities.

Source: WHO (World Health Organization)

Madagascar: Cyclone damage becomes clear

ANTANANARIVO, 23 January 2009 (IRIN)