drought

New recommeneded practice on drought monitoring published

UN-SPIDER published a new recommended practice in its Knowledge Portal outlining detailed step-by-step procedures to support drought monitoring. The practice was developed by researchers from the Federal University of Santa Maria in Brazil (UFSM).  The procedure has been used to elaborate drought-related maps for Brazil in recent years.

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New recommended practice on drought monitoring published

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mié, 17/02/2016 - 16:42

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New Recommended Practice provided by Colombian Regional Support Office

Contraction and expansion of water bodies during La Niña event in Colombia

The Colombian Regional Support Office of UN-SPIDER (IGAC) has provided a new Recommended Practice with detailed step-by-step procedures on how to derive useful information from satellite imagery.

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Recommended practices on water body changes

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jue, 28/01/2016 - 16:03

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Fifth UN-SPIDER Beijing conference

The United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - "A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for

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Fifth UN-SPIDER Beijing Conference

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lun, 21/09/2015 - 11:04

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Twelfth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNCCD (COP12)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The 12th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 12) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will take place over two weeks in Ankara, Turkey. As the Convention's primary decision-making body, the COP will meet to discuss and make decisions regarding the Convention's implementation.

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12/10/2015 to 23/10/2015

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Ankara

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Congresium Ankara - Ato International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Söğütözü Caddesi No:1/A, 06510 Çankaya

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  • Turkey

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Data application of the month: Precipitation

GPM precipitation measurements of cyclone Pam departing Vanuatu on 17 March 2015. (Credit: NASA)

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Data application of the month: Precipitation
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Data application of the month: Drought monitoring

Agricultural Stress Index (FAO)

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Data application of the month: Drought
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Actualizaciones de ONU-SPIDER - Augusto 2014

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Vie, 05/09/2014
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UN-SPIDER at a glance

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International Training Course on Drought Monitoring and Assessment using Space Technology

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The UN-SPIDER Beijing Office and the National

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The training is organised for the benefit of the countries supported by UN-SPIDER through its technical advisory support services.

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18/09/2014 to 22/09/2014

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Beihang Training centre, Beihang University

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Beijing

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UN-SPIDER and the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC)

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Actualizaciones de ONU-SPIDER - Mayo 2014

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mar, 03/06/2014
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UN-SPIDER at a glance

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Kenya National Drought Management Authority

Kenya's National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) is mandated to provide leadership and coordination of Kenya’s effort in the management of drought risks and enhancing adaptation to climate change. The Legal Notice gives the NDMA the mandate to establish mechanisms which ensure that drought does not result in emergencies and that the impacts of climate change are sufficiently mitigated.

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