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Extreme rainfall coincides with rising global temperature

A worldwide review of global rainfall data led by the University of Adelaide has found that the intensity of the most extreme rainfall events is increasing across the globe as temperatures rise.

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Mon, 04/02/2013 - 13:42
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International Workshop on flood risk mapping using spatial technologies

Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) - host of one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices - conducted a five-day training/workshop on “Flood Risk Mapping Using S

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Fri, 28/12/2012 - 16:23
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International Charter activated for flooding in England

Heavy rain swept across the UK over the weekend of 22 and 23 December. This resulted in flooding across the country, particularly affecting south-west England and Wales.

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Sat, 22/12/2012 - 19:07
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International Charter activated for Flood in England

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 27 November 2012 by the Environment Agency of England and Wales, after widespread floods had hit a number of regions

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Fri, 30/11/2012 - 09:17

NASA Satellite captures Nigeria Floods

Nigeria continues to be heavily affected by floods. The country’s National Emergency Management Agency reported that floods had killed 431 people and displaced 1.3 million more.

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Mon, 15/10/2012 - 12:58

International Charter again activated for Floods in Africa

The International Charter "Space and Major Disaster" was activated twice last week for floods in Africa: Chad and Nigeria.

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Mon, 15/10/2012 - 12:21

CATHALAC: Subsequent Analysis on Lake Azuei Flooding

UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office CATHALAC published a subsequent analysis on the flooding of Lake Azuei in Haiti.

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Tue, 02/10/2012 - 12:00

Ukraine supports Cameroon Floods with Sich-2 data

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine (Space Research Institute NASU-NSAU) supported the relief efforts following the September floods in Cameroon by providing flood maps.

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Mon, 01/10/2012 - 09:37

Flood map of Pakistan via Charter released

On 18 September 2012, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

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Tue, 25/09/2012 - 15:06

International Charter activated for floods in Cameroon

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods on Thursday 6 September 2012 in the region of Maga, Mayo-Danay, Cameroon.

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Fri, 07/09/2012 - 16:19