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New on the Knowledge Portal: Links and Resources

It is UN-SPIDER’s mandate to enable all countries to access and use for disaster management and disaster risk reduction. The team has therefore launched a new section on the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal which contains a database on freely available, archived satellite imagery and derived products.

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New: Free satellite datasets and GIS/RS software

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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Founded in 1862, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

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Links and Resources

An effective use of in all phases of the disaster management cycle requires access to data and tools as well as knowledge of methods. If data and data products are accessible and capacity to use or create resources is built, countries, as well as national or international organizations can create space-based products tailored to their individual needs and conditions.

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Sudanese Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources

Sudan government has embarked on a process at the national level to develop a policy and strategic plan to give clarity and direction, and ascribes accountability for water, sanitation and hygiene development. The main mission of this Ministry is to establish laws, rules and regulations concerning water resources in general, and water supply and sanitation in particular.

 

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Maldivian Department of National Planning

The Maldivian Department of National Planning runs under the Ministry of Finance and Treasury. Its mission is to plan, facilitate and co-ordinate national development towards a nation of excellence, and its main objectives are to promote national development through effective planning, to ensure optimum and sustainable utilization of available resources, to facilitate easy access to infrastructure and services for all Maldivians through population and development consolidation strategies, and to guide balance development and enhance the quality of life.

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Fiji Seismology Section of the Mineral Resources Department (MRD)

Among the key activities of the MRD are providing geoscientific information on Fiji, developing policies on mining and providing other relevant information and assistance for investors in the mining sector. MRD furthermore facilitates the exploration and development of the mineral, petroleum and other related non-living resources of the country.

Website: http://www.mrd.gov.fj/ 

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Space solutions for the Arctic

Policy, solutions and funding for new initiatives: ESA is joining forces at two events with decision-makers, universities, industry and users to map how space services can contribute to emerging challenges in the Arctic. At the forefront are climate change, transport safety and security, and sustainable exploitation.

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