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China: UN-SPIDER Capacity Building for Flood and Drought Mapping

26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.
26 participants learned about Flood and Drought Mapping and Assessment.

From 27-31 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office organized a capacity building programme in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 01/11/2013 - 09:34
latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408

ArcSWAT (Texas A&M University)

Software type: 
Extension
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Install only
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Latest release (year): 
2012
Is extension for: 
ArcGIS
File types: 
asc
File types: 
hdf
File types: 
shp
File types: 
txt
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Flood
Hazard: 
Mass Movement

Myanmar: International Charter activated for floods

2 August 2013, the International Charter was activated

On 2 August 2013, the International Charter was activated by request of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) on beha

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Mon, 05/08/2013 - 16:15
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16.9459
longitude: 
97.9593

Japan: International Charter activated for floods

Satellite sees Japan

Due to unprecedented rainfall in Japan, the Asia Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) has activated the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" on 29 July 2013, in order to deal wit

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Tue, 30/07/2013 - 08:16
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

International Charter activated for Hurricane Sandy

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in the context of Hurricane Sandy - the largest Atlantic tropical storm system on record.

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Tue, 13/11/2012 - 11:27

Cameroon: Satellite imagery for floods in Logone et Chari

UN-SPIDER, upon the request of its National Focal Point in Cameroon, requested support through its network to acquire satellite imagery of the Kousseri area, Logone et Chari district, in the fa

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Wed, 24/10/2012 - 16:41

International Charter activated twice for Floods in Africa

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated twice last week to provide space data for floods in South Sudan and Nigeria.

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Mon, 01/10/2012 - 10:21

International Charter activated for Floods in Pakistan

On 18 September 2012, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods in Pakistan.

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Thu, 20/09/2012 - 13:56

International Charter activated for Russian floods

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on Wednesday 22nd of August in Russia's Black Sea region. The Charter was activated by USGS on behalf of ROSCOSMOS / EMERCOM.

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Fri, 24/08/2012 - 13:45

Fiji National Fire Authority (NFA)

Established in 1994, the National Fire Authority assumed responsibilities to provide fire services for the entire nation of Fiji.