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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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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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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
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-117.351

Emergency satellite communications platform bolsters global humanitarian intervention

ITU and Luxembourg to cooperate in telecommunications for disaster response

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Tue, 20/12/2011 - 12:33
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Satellites respond to humanitarian needs

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

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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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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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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

National Flooding Exercise Hones Use Of Satellites To Improve Disaster Mitigation

Last week a team of space experts led by British company DMCii participated in a national flooding exercise, "Exercise Watermark", to determine how satellite imagery, satellite communicat

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Thu, 17/03/2011 - 12:22
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55.3781
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Satellite applications: e-health

Satellites are playing an increasing role in the support of health and welfare on Earth.

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Thu, 03/03/2011 - 15:06