World Bank

World Bank and Google Announce Map Maker Collaboration

The World Bank and Google announced an agreement aimed at improving the ability of developing countries to access a web-based community mapping tool and data to help better monitor public services, and improve disaster and humanitarian

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Tue, 24/01/2012 - 15:56

Monitoring Volcanic Ash and Impacts on Agriculture: CSA, NASA and World Bank Cooperation

Within the framework of the international Committee on Satellite Earth Observation (CEOS), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is collaborating with NASA on various projects helping to monitor, manage and respond to natural disasters.


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Wed, 14/09/2011 - 15:29

May 2011

UN calls for quicker responses to reduce impacts of disasters

 The UN reiterated calls on Tuesday for the world to respond quickly to current worldwide disasters and streamline efforts to tackle their inevitable impacts.

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Wed, 11/05/2011 - 11:51

ESA and the World Bank Join Forces

4 May 2011

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Thu, 05/05/2011 - 10:33

World Bank Seeks Closer Cooperation with the Asian Disaster Reduction Center

The World Bank and the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen cooperation and regional partnerships for disaster risk reduction, and to enhance capacity-building and knowledge-sharing in disaster

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Fri, 25/02/2011 - 10:40

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