The GPM satellite, created to to measure the type and intensity of precipitation, has arrived at its launch site in Japan after a flight from NASA's Goddard Space flight Center in Maryland.
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
This will significantly enhance the crisis response and coordination activities of Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA): the AS365 N3 helicopter.
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Government of Japan in cooperation with the Kyushu Institute of Technology (KIT) have established a United Nations/Japan Long-term Fellowsh
The UN General Assembly confirmed that Japan will host the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in 2015 when it passed its annual resolution yesterday on the International Strategy for
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) in cooperation with the University of Tokyo held the United Nations/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium in Nagoya, Japan, from 10 to 13 October
On March 11, 2011, a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan.
UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office located in Japan, ADRC (Asian Disaster Reduction Centre), is in the process of producing the booklet "Considerations for effective use of space-based inform
The World Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction, organized by Japan and the United Nations, concluded today, calling for increased investment in disaster preparedness and recovery.
UNOOSA, University of Tokyo
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the University of Tokyo are jointly organizing the Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium that will take place in Nagoya, Japan, from 10 to 13 October
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