A new GEO Geohazard Supersite on the Tohoku-oki Event was established immediately after the 11 March earthquake and tsunami to aid rescue efforts and advance scientific understanding. Meanwhile, the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Japanese Cabinet and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
The purpose of the 7th Sentinel Asia System (SAS) Operation Training is to enable a large number of people involved in disaster management to learn how to utilise the Sentinel Asia Step2 System as well as how to visualise and interpret
This high profile ministerial conference was organized by the Government of Korea and the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) and took place from 25 to 29 October 2010 in Incheon, Korea. The participants were ministers from Asia and Pacific countries and delegations from governments that included decision makers from the ministries responsible for disaster risk reduction in the respective countries.