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UNISDR and Esri call for apps for resilience

Developers have until Wednesday 27 August to submit their apps

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the GIS technology company Esri are calling for application for their recently launched Global Disaster Resilience App Challenge.

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Fri, 22/08/2014 - 10:01
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UN-SPIDER and the Crowdsourcing Community (gis.Business)

Issue Date: 

Fri, 16/05/2014
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The article written by UN-SPIDER was published in the German language in gis.Business (issue 03/2014) in March 2014.

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HEC-GeoRAS - Hydrologic Engineering Center

HEC-GeoHMS - Hydrologic Engineering Center

GIS and Water Resources Modeling Workshop

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This three-day workshop is designed for working professionals, students, and researchers, to provide hands-on experience with advanced GIS capabilities for water resources modeling.

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40

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-87

Date: 

04/08/2014 to 06/08/2014

Venue City: 

West Lafayette

Venue: 

Purdue University, Civil Engeneering Bldg

Event Organisers: 

Purdue University

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Indonesia: GIS used for real-time fire response information sharing

Indonesian firefighters are now using GIS to share real-time information

Firefighters and field officers in Bekasi, Indonesia, can now collect first hand data and share real-time information by using the newly deployed GIS data capture application.

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Thu, 22/05/2014 - 17:41

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-6

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107
Thu, 05/22/2014

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The 7th Spatial Sociocultural Knowledge

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Over the past six years, there have been several recurring discussion threads emerging at the Workshops involving data requirements, understanding operational needs, and tools for addressing those needs.  For the 2014 Workshop, these threads will be drawn together under the umbrella of utility in the fields of stabilization and disaster

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52

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-2

Date: 

09/06/2014 to 11/06/2014

Venue City: 

Shrivenham

Venue: 

Shrivenham campus

Event Organisers: 

Cranfield University

Language of event: 

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Centre for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Services (Ghana)

The Centre for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Services began as a Remote Sensing Laboratory set up in 1990 by the University of Ghana, and located in the Department of Geography and Resource Development; with the aim of teaching and conducting research.

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6

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-0

Disaster Risk Management and Environmental Assessment for Spatial Planning

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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There is an urgent need to integrate

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52

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7

Training Target Audience: 

Professionals who are involved in development planning (including environmental and risk assessment and management) and who wish to acquire procedural knowledge and skills in risk assessment, risk management and planning are invited to join this course. The course will strengthen the capability of environmental assessment practitioners to incorporate hazard and risk considerations in SEA and EIA. It will also illustrate hazard and risk practitioners how SEA and EIA may provide a framework for strategic planning of vulnerability to hazards and of the potential impact of various activities on disaster vulnerability. Course participants are professionals working in governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as planners, civil engineers, architects, geographers, environmental specialists and university lecturers.

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Date: 

20/05/2014

Venue City: 

Twente

Event Organisers: 

Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation ITC, University of Twente, the Netherlands

Language of event: 

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Bangladesh: ICIMOD trains youth in Earth Observation

satellite picture of Bangladesh, shows the sediment structure of the region

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies finished yesterday a SERVIR-Himalaya training event in

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 08:32

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24

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90
Fri, 05/09/2014

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