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UN-SPIDER Newsletter 2/14: UN-SPIDER's Network of Regional Support Offices

Issue Date: 
Thu, 20/11/2014

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Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) of Pakistan

SUPARCO is one of UN-SPIDERs RSOs. Read more

Floods in Romania monitored by Copernicus EMS

Flood Delineation Map of Bragadiru, Romania on 20 April 2014

The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO)

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Fri, 02/05/2014 - 10:07
latitude: 
44.4325
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26.1039

UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices: Fifth annual meeting in Vienna

Participants of the 5th UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices meeting, 13 February

UN-SPIDER successfully concluded the fifth annual meeting of its Regional Support Offices in the premises of the United Nations Office at Vienna.

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Fri, 14/02/2014 - 14:35
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48.2348
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16.4169

Recommended Practices: Using Space Technologies for Disaster and Risk Management

4th Meeting of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices on 11 February 2013
Example of a Flood Map

UN-SPIDER's network of Regional Support Offices is currently developing Recommended Practices on the use of space-based information for disaster risk management and emergency response.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/02/2014 - 09:00
latitude: 
48.2348
longitude: 
16.4169

IGAC: New Satellite image processing system

MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows floods in Colombia

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Colombia, Instituto Geografico Agustin

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 30/01/2014 - 11:47
latitude: 
4.57087
longitude: 
-74.2973

Asian Disaster Reduction Center publishes Natural Disasters Data Book 2012

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center, one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has published the Natural Disasters Data Book 2012.

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 20/12/2013 - 14:47

ICIMOD holds 44th Board Meeting

ICIMOD became a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in February 2013.

Representatives from regional member countries, Independent Board Members, and representatives from ICIMOD donor organizations came together for the 44th ICIMOD Board meeting from 28 to 30 November

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 19/12/2013 - 14:58
latitude: 
27.7
longitude: 
85.3333

Russia and Ukraine cooperate on disaster management

Fires in Russia seen from NASA's Aqua satellite

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in the Russian Federation, EMERCOM, and the Ukrainian State Emergency Service signed on 17 December 2013 an agreement on cooperation in the area of preventio

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 19/12/2013 - 12:24
latitude: 
55.7558
longitude: 
37.6173

Earth Observation for Food and Agriculture: Ukraine RSO takes part in Workshop

Prof. Nataliia Kussul of the UN-SPIDER RSO delivered a presentation

Representatives of the UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine, hosted by SRI NASU-SSAU, took part in the International Meeting on Food Security, Earth Observations and Agricultural Monitoring

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 02/12/2013 - 13:45
latitude: 
44.4325
longitude: 
26.1039