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Monitoring Tropical Storms for Emergency Preparedness

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Tropical storms have major impacts, including loss of life and destruction of property. In 2017 alone, the United States experienced three tropical storms with more than $1 billion in losses. Open source satellite

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03/05/2018 to 10/05/2018

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jue, 03/05/2018

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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ISRO to support Indian state of Uttarakhand with satellite-based forecasting and monitoring

Floods in Uttarakhand, India, in 2013.

The Indian state of Uttarakhand has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Ahmedabad on 15 February.

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jue, 22/02/2018 - 16:13

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jue, 02/22/2018

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NASA Earth Science Disasters Program

The NASA Disasters Program promotes the use of Earth observations to improve the prediction of, preparation for,

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Flood Map : Water Level Elevation Map (Beta)

Flood Map application is a small contribution using our programming skill towards the fight against natural disaster like flood & probably save a life.

 

  • Flood Map may be useful to some extent for flood risk assessment or in flood management, flood control etc.

  • Flood Map may help to provide flood alert/flood warning if flood water level at certain point is rising.

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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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International Charter activated for floods and landslides in Turkey

Floods were reported along the Çoruh Nehri river (Image: Evgeny Genkin)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based 

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jue, 27/08/2015 - 17:07

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Argentina: Satellite images support flood damage mitigation

5 March satellite image of floods in province of Santa Fe (Image: CONAE)

The Argentinean National Space Activities Commission (CONAE) has been producing information about recent floods based on radar satellite images. In March, the provinces of Santa Fe and Santiago del Estero suffered from intense floods.

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mar, 31/03/2015 - 15:08

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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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14th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate

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The 14th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate course is particularly useful for those concerned with the flood disaster risk management. It is open to all countries.

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14/09/2015 to 25/09/2015

Fecha límite de inscripción: 

mié, 21/01/2015

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Bangkok

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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Sudan: International Charter activated for flood

MODIS instrument showing unusually extreme floods in Khartoum in 2007

On 5 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods in Sudan at the request of the UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA. The mechanism will provide space-based maps of the affected area.

Flood, caused by several weeks of heavy rain, has caused 20 casualties and made 6,000 individuals homeless, as 3,000 houses were destroyed and more than 2,000 affected.

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jue, 07/08/2014 - 14:13

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