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Sri Lanka: International Charter activated for landslide

Sri Lanka seen from space (Image: ESA)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 30 October 2014 to provide satellite-based emergency maps in the context of a massive landslide in Sri Lanka.

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Publishing Date: 
vie, 31/10/2014 - 14:00
latitude: 
6.7637
longitude: 
80.8895

Indonesia: Launch of advanced disaster monitoring system

Fires in Sumatra, Indonesia in March 2014 seen from Space.

Indonesia recently launched InAWARE, an advanced hazard early warning and monitoring system in order to enhance its emergency response capacities.

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Publishing Date: 
mar, 01/04/2014 - 12:09
latitude: 
-6.20876
longitude: 
106.846

Disaster Management: Europe and Japan join forces

In a recent press release the European Commission announced that Europe and Japan are forging a closer cooperation in disaster management.

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Publishing Date: 
jue, 28/03/2013 - 11:27
latitude: 
50.8503
longitude: 
4.35171

10th Meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC-10)

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Ulaanbaatar
Información básica
Fecha: 
25/03/2013 - 27/03/2013
País: 
Mongolia
Organizadores del evento: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Co-organizadores: 

Australian Government, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Government of Mongolia

Idioma del evento: 
English

The Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC) comprises of members who are working in key Government positions in the national disaster management systems of countries of the Asi

Latitud: 
47.9214
Longitud: 
106.906