The UK has been heavily affected by floods for months with peaks in February affecting thousands of people and companies.
More than 200 developers including from Google, Facebook and Twitter joined on February 16 to work on app improvements to help public responses to the UK floods.
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated on 7 February following the request of UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of OCHA Zimbabwe.
The Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines has developed an early warning system in order to keep the public informed of possible storm surges floods or landslides.
Save the date: On 5 to 6 June 2014, UN-SPIDER and its partners will organize an Expert Meeting on Space Technologies for Drought and Flood in Bonn, Germany.
UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of space-based information for disaster risk management and emergency response.
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction invited Paris to join the “Making Cities Resilient” Campaign.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 January 2014 for the flood event in Huancavelica, Peru.
Global Flood Working Group
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
The Global Flood Working Group is a multi-disciplinary group of scientists, operational agencies and flood risk managers focused on developing efficient and effective global flood tools that can ad
On 17 December 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated, as requested by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to flood and a storm in Gaza Strip.
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