Mitigation

MGB-6 Emphasises Utilisation of Geohazard Maps

Since the information provided in geohazard maps shows the level of susceptibility of an area to hazards such as flooding and landslides, they should be used by local government officials, according to the Mines and Geosciences Bureau-6, Phillippines. Leo Van Juguan, regional director of MGB-6, repeated his call for all local chief executives to use the geohazard maps given to them in 2010 to prepare their people and prevent loss of life.

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Satellite data plus conservation equals better crop yields

[NEW DELHI] Combining remote sensing technology with water and soil conservation techniques can help raise crop yields in South Asia, scientists have reported.

Satellite data can help identify specific problems on farmlands such as moisture shortage, excessive soil wetness and flood occurrence.

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Wed, 05/10/2011 - 11:04

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TIEMS 18th Annual Conference 2011

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The aim of the 18th annual conference of the International

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07/06/2011 to 10/06/2011

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UK celebrates a decade of disaster monitoring from space

A UK-led international consortium that uses satellite imagery to provide

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Fri, 18/02/2011 - 11:05

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General Assembly stresses need to invest in disaster mitigation measures

With earthquakes, heat waves, floods and snowstorms affecting 208 million people, killing nearly 300,000, and costing $110 billion in losses last year alone, the General Assembly today debated mitigation steps such as building safer schools, hospitals and cities to reduce the terrible toll.

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Fri, 11/02/2011 - 09:29

International Charter Space and Major Disasters

The International Charter „Space and Major Disasters“ is a worldwide collaboration among space agencies, through which satellite-derived information and products are made available to support

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GIS and Risk Reducion: The Case of Jamaica

Jamaica, based on its geographic location, topography and geology has experienced many natural hazards that oblige the government to generate new strategies to  prevent those events from becoming major disasters.

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Fri, 21/08/2009 - 23:50

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