Disaster Response

Singapore: Developing first Earth Observation satellite

Satellite image of the Earth

Singapore is getting ready to launch its TeLEOS-1 Earth Observation satellite. TeLEOS-1 will be the first Singapore-made commercial satellite. The launch is planned for the end of 2014 on board of the Indian Space Research Organization’s Polar satellite launch vehicle.

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Mon, 10/02/2014 - 07:26

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Mon, 02/10/2014

ISS: How the International Space Station assists during disasters

The ISS plays an important role in helping emergency responders

The International Space Station (ISS) partner agencies released a common statement on 17 July 2013 underlining the benefits of the space station during disasters caused by natural hazards on Earth. The ISS partner agencies US National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency, Russian Federal Space Agency and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency stated "The ISS Partners are committed to continuing to share this unique asset in space and the benefits it brings to life on Earth."

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Mon, 22/07/2013 - 11:57

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39

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Mon, 07/22/2013

UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/13: Earth Observation for Disaster Response

Disaster Response

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Course Summary:

Self study course

The topics of this course are :

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Designed for people involved in disaster management for natural disasters. It will benefit government personnel, representatives of private voluntary agencies, and other individuals interested in disaster/emergency management

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0

Additional Information: 

Students will earn 30 Professional Development Hours (PDH) and 3 Continuing Education Units (CEU).

Event Organisers: 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering professional development

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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
Thu, 01/03/2013

Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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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

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13/07/2013 to 16/07/2013

Venue City: 

Broomsfield, Colorado

Venue: 

Omni Interlocken Resort

Event Organisers: 

Natural Hazards Center

Co-organisers: 

University of Colorado at Boulder

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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, according to Foreign Ministry officials. The conference is an opportunity for other countries to share lessons from and responses to disasters. The government also hopes to use the conference to showcase restoration and

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:52

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38

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Mon, 02/06/2012

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

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Mon, 06/02/2012 - 12:41

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33

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Mon, 02/06/2012

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

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Tue, 31/01/2012 - 16:25

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33

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Emergency satellite communications platform bolsters global humanitarian intervention

ITU and Luxembourg to cooperate in telecommunications for

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Tue, 20/12/2011 - 12:33

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50

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