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Bangladesh: ICIMOD trains youth in Earth Observation

satellite picture of Bangladesh, shows the sediment structure of the region

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies finished yesterday a SERVIR-Himalaya train

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Fri, 09/05/2014 - 08:32
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23.8103
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TIEMS Conference in Berlin: Public Alerting and Social Media during Crisis and Disasters

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Berlin
Información básica
Fecha: 
30/10/2013 - 01/11/2013
País: 
Germany
Organizadores del evento: 

The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS)

Idioma del evento: 
English

Preliminary Program

 

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52.512
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Crowdsourcing: Study suggests how to best monitor disasters using Twitter

The scientist Manuel Garcia-Herranz and his team at the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain

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Mon, 21/01/2013 - 11:28
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40.5452
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SMERST 2013: Social Media and Semantic Technologies in Emergency Response

Hora y duración
Ciudad: 
Conventry
Información básica
Fecha: 
15/04/2013 - 16/04/2013
Lugar: 
Scarman Conference Centre, University of Warwick
País: 
United Kingdom
Organizadores del evento: 

University of Warwick

Idioma del evento: 
English

This conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners in Emergency Response and Humanitarian Disasters who are interested in Social Media and/or Semantic Technologies.

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UN-SPIDER Social Media Survey Findings

USA: Social media as a disaster management tool

 When a series of storms and twisters hit at least 10 states in the USA at the end of February, many victims used social media channels to report their status or those of neighbors and friends

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Mon, 19/03/2012 - 08:18

GIS and Social Media Team to Combat Disasters

Two of the world’s top technologies are consistently pairing up in what many believe is the evolution of information.

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Wed, 29/02/2012 - 15:20