Over the last two and a half years the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) has been continuously ensuring access to geodata in order to foresee and respond to natural disasters and crises.
Natural Hazards Center
University of Colorado at Boulder
Since 1975, the Natural Hazards Center has hosted the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop for 400 federal, state, and local emergency officials; representatives of nonprofit a
The Japanese government will host a ministerial-level international conference on natural disasters in early July in the three prefectures hit hardest by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, accord
The American Red Cross San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter unveils a new state-of-the-art Chapter Disaster Operations Center in an effort to enhance our community’s disaster response capabili
Geo Tactical Solutions (GTS) promotes the use of advanced GPS cameras and photo mapping technology for disaster response and management at IDCE 2012.
ITU and Luxembourg to cooperate in telecommunications for disaster response
A review of crisis response using Earth observation techniques is now available online.
The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team’s (HOT) response to Haiti remains one of the most remarkable examples of what’s possible when volunteers, open source software and open data intersec
ERDAS announces that the National Disaster Reduction Committee and the Ministry of Environmental Protection, both in the People’s Republic of China , are now using ERDAS IMAGINE and ERDAS APO
Exercise 24 (X24) was developed as a 24-hour multiple-agency virtual exercise exploring collaborative solutions, including cloud computing and social media, for disaster response, said George Bress
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