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Africa: Joint statement on post-2015 Disaster Risk Reduction

Africa is the first region in the world to agree on recommendations for DRR

Africa is the first region to agree on a set of recommendations for the new UN global agreement on reducing disaster risk. At the closing day of the fifth Region

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 19/05/2014 - 14:00
latitude: 
9.06667
longitude: 
7.48333

Afghanistan: International Charter activated due to floods

satellite images to track flooding in Afghanistan

The International Charter: Space and Major Disaster was activated on 29 April 2014 by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 02/05/2014 - 10:16
latitude: 
33.9391
longitude: 
67.71

Brazil: Satellite measures record rain floods

Satellite imagery shows extreme rainfall in Brazil

December 2013 was a record rainfall month for many states in Brazil.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:13
latitude: 
-19.3591
longitude: 
-40.2319

International Training Course on Small Satellite Missions

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Dehradun
Basic Information
Venue: 
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)

Co-organisers: 

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC)

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Training Target Audience: 
The course is aimed for decision makers, senior space technologists, managers, researchers and professionals in the fields of space technology. Others that will find the course very useful include academic institutions, space agencies, and institutions responsible for regional capacity building in the use of space based technology.
Is a certificate Issued?: 
No certificate issued or not known
Training Requirements: 

Proficiency in written and spoken English is most essential.

Training Tuition: 
300.00 USD
Tuition Remarks: 

The candidates are expected to make their own arrangements for all expenses.

In small satellites, payloads with a mass of just a few kilograms, are able to perform measurements that were done with tens of kilograms a few years ago.

latitude: 
30.3165
longitude: 
78.0322

GeoSUR Red Geoespacial de América del Sur (Geospatial Network of South America)

GeoSUR is a program of the Andean Development Corporation established in 2007, which aims the establishment of a decentralized network to diffuse geographic information of South America.

GIST Data Sets Vietnam

GIST is currently processing the 44 200K Russian topographic sheets covering the area affected by Typhoon Ketsana and will publish them next week.

GIST Data Sets Philippines

Last update: 13/11/2013