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Disaster Response

HOT looks back on a successful year 2012

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

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.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 03/01/2013 - 10:20

Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Broomsfield, Colorado
Basic Information
Date: 
13/07/2013 - 16/07/2013
Venue: 
Omni Interlocken Resort
Venue Country: 
United States
Event Organisers: 

Natural Hazards Center

Co-organisers: 

University of Colorado at Boulder

Language of event: 
English
Natural Hazards Center

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

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39.9198
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105.117

Disaster-hit areas in Japan to host international meeting on natural disasters

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

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:52
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38.2682
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140.869

Red Cross Unveils New State-Of-The-Art Disaster Operations Center

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

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:41
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32.7153
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-117.157

GTS Exhibits Geospatial Photo Technology Used in Haiti at the 2012 International Disaster Conference and Expo

Geo Tactical Solutions (GTS) promotes the use of advanced GPS cameras and photo mapping technology for disaster response and management at IDCE 2012.

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Tue, 31/01/2012 - 16:25
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33.1581
longitude: 
-117.351

Emergency satellite communications platform bolsters global humanitarian intervention

ITU and Luxembourg to cooperate in telecommunications for disaster response

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 20/12/2011 - 12:33
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49.8153
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6.12958

Satellites respond to humanitarian needs

A review of crisis response using Earth observation techniques is now available online.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 22/11/2011 - 15:06

OpenStreetMap’s New Micro-Tasking Platform for Satellite Imagery Tracing

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

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 07/09/2011 - 16:33

China Uses ERDAS Software for Environmental and Disaster Monitoring

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

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 11/04/2011 - 12:26
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35.8617
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104.195

A new twist on disaster response

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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Tue, 29/03/2011 - 10:37