UN-SPIDER inaugurates international training course in India

On 9 April 2012 UN-SPIDER inaugurated the international training course “Space technology applications in Disaster Risk Reduction” organised at the Centre for Space Science Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP), the UN affiliated regional centre based in Dehradun, India. The Course will be conducted until 4 May 2012.

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Tue, 17/04/2012 - 08:38


UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping: Now open for applications

The UN-SPIDER hosted "Expert Meeting on Crowdsource Mapping for Disaster Risk Management and

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Mon, 16/04/2012 - 11:42

UN-SPIDER supports response to floods in Fiji

UN-SPIDER supports the response efforts to the recent floods impacting Fiji. Intense and continuous rains brought on by tropical depressionTD17F caused flooding in large parts of Fiji.


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Mon, 02/04/2012 - 08:52

Fifth United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop on Disaster Management and Space Technology

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis






24/04/2012 to 26/04/2012


UN Campus Bonn, Germany

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United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) German Aerospace Center (DLR)

With the Support of: Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology of Germany (BMWi), Secure World Foundation, and the City of Bonn

UN-SPIDER Conference in Beijing

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Thu, 22/12/2011 - 09:34

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CDEMA publishes situation report on the Matthieu Dam's collapse

In the early morning of July 28, 2011, Dominica's Matthieu Dam was breached, damaging infrastructure downstream in the Layou River valley.


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Wed, 17/08/2011 - 12:18

UN-SPIDER successfully conducted an International Expert Meeting on “Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response”

From 5 to 6 July 2011 UN-SPIDER successfully conducted an International Expert Meeting on “Crowdsource Mapping for

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Tue, 19/07/2011 - 12:39


Satellite communication, a failsafe option for disaster management and emergency response

It is widely acknowledged that during natural disasters, satellite technology plays a crucial role in re-establishing communication links, for both disaster victims and those involved in

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Thu, 05/05/2011 - 11:03

Interview with David Stevens, Programme Coordinator UN-SPIDER

In this issue of EOMAG, EARSC had the opportunity to discuss with Mr. David Stevens, United Nations Platform for Space-base Information for Disaster Management and

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Fri, 15/04/2011 - 13:48


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