damage assessment

Training: Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage assessment

From 17 to 22 September 2015, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER organised a training programme on ‘

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UN-SPIDER training on Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage assessment

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Mon, 21/09/2015 - 11:24

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Japanese government to develop disposable disaster response satellite

Tsunami Damage near Ishinomaki, Japan March 15, 2011

The Japanese government is currently planning the development of an operationally responsive small observation satellite to be launched in case of a disaster or military emergencies.

The creation of this disposable satellite is part of the draft Basic Plan on Space Policy, released by the Japanese government's Committee on National Space Policy.

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Tue, 13/01/2015 - 15:43

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Satellites improve disaster monitoring efficiency in China

Two small disaster monitoring satellites, launched in 2008, have allowed China to more rapidly monitor natural disasters with greater range, said the National Commission for Disaster Reduction Tuesday. Since the two satellites were put into operation in November 2008, they have provided government agencies with disaster information three to six times faster than previously, said a statement from the commission office.

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Mon, 12/09/2011 - 11:34

Remote sensing technologies employed to conduct rapid damage assessment after the 2011 US Tornadoes

Within days after devastating tornadoes struck Alabama and Missouri, the damage experts at ImageCat and New Light Technologies produced a rapid building damage assessment database to estimate losses from the event.

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Tue, 16/08/2011 - 15:17

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