Despite being a resource-rich country with a strong agricultural base, Myanmar is among the poorest nations in the world.
This ministry was established in 1952. It was reconstituted under the name of the Ministry of Relief, Resettlement and National Unity in 1957.
In a humanitarian crisis, relief agencies need rapid answers to questions about 'where'. Where are the greatest needs? Where are the gaps that need to be filled?
Guatemala’s territory, due to its geographical, geological and tectonic conditions, is classified as one of the countries with a highest potential for multiple natural hazards.
The Ecuadoran Secretariat for Risk Management is the Governmental institution that is concerned with risk reduction and emergency and disaster management.
The Asia-Pacific region is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world, with frequently occurring natural disasters including earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical storms, flooding, landslides an
One of the major preventable causes for loss of lives during disasters is the failure of telecommunications infrastructure.
Esri and Microsoft have announced a cooperation alliance to assist public and private agencies and communities during disasters.
A remote-controlled Earth-observing camera system called ISERV (International Space Station SERVIR Environmental Research and Visualization System) will be launched to the International Space Stati
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