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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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jue, 01/28/2016

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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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41
jue, 08/27/2015

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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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-32

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-61
mar, 03/31/2015

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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

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The 14th International Training Course on Flood

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101

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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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13

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30
jue, 08/07/2014

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Actualizaciones de ONU-SPIDER - Marzo 2014

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mar, 01/04/2014
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Fiji National Fire Authority (NFA)

Established in 1994, the National Fire Authority assumed responsibilities to provide fire services for the entire nation of Fiji. Most of NFA's overall activities involve responding to incidents and suppressing fires. NFA responds to a variety of fire

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