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Relief efforts in Philippines: satellite data used for crowdsource mapping

Relief workers continue struggling to reach some of the most devastated regions

More than 900 volunteers are helping in the recovery efforts in Philippines by collaborating on online maps, through the OpenStreetMap network.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 27/11/2013 - 10:02
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12.059
longitude: 
123.876

UN-SPIDER and IFRC present 2013 World Disasters Report

The 2013 edition of the World Disasters Report, with a focus on technology and the future of humanitarian action, was launched on 3

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 30/10/2013 - 12:02
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-13.9833
longitude: 
33.7833

Launch of the 2013 IFRC World Disasters Report

Time and Duration
Registration Deadline: 
Mon, 28/10/2013
Venue City: 
Vienna
Basic Information
Date: 
30/10/2013
Venue: 
Vienna International Centre, C-Building, Conference Room C1, (2nd Floor), Vienna, AUSTRIA
Venue Country: 
Austria
Event Organisers: 

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), United Nation Office for Outer Space Affairs (OOSA), Royal Norwegian Embassy Permanent Mission to the International Organisations in Vienna and Austrian Red Cross

Language of event: 
English

Using technology to improve humanitarian action and save lives is a responsibility, not a choice!

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-13.9833
longitude: 
33.7833

German Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information launches regular operations

From the research stage to full operation – The Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information (ZKI) is now on call around the clock.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 25/01/2013 - 09:40
latitude: 
48.086
longitude: 
11.2794

American Red Cross Disaster Services partners up with ViaSat

The American Red Cross Disaster Services is using Exede Enterprise satellite services from ViaSat Inc. to provide satellite connectivity during disaster response.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 14/11/2012 - 11:05

Namibian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

NRSC’s largest core area in humanitarian aid is health and care.

Tracing Ugandan City Development with high-resolution Satellite Imagery

The American and Ugandan Red Cross have partnered up with the U.S.

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 16/08/2012 - 09:46

International Red Cross: GIS increasingly important in humanitarian mapping

Geographic information systems (GIS) become increasingly important to international humanitarian organizations such as the International Red Cross (ICRC), as René Saameli, the ICRC's GIS coordinato

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 12/04/2012 - 08:51