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UN-SPIDER, SENACYT and CONRED of Guatemala to conduct a training course in July 2017

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In recent decades Guatemala, like other countries around the world, has been experiencing disasters triggered by geologic and hydro-meteorological hazards that have impacted urban and rural communities.

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31/07/2017 to 02/08/2017

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GIS Laboratory of the Faculty of Agriculture of San Carlos University (USAC)

Venue Country: 

  • Guatemala

Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER, the National Secretariat of the Council of Science and Technology of Guatemala (SENACYT) and the Executive Secretariat of CONRED (SE-CONRED)

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Spanish

UN-SPIDER issues the Role of World Natural Heritage Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction in a workshop in India

Shirish Ravan of UN-SPIDER speaking on "Role of earth observation in maitaining health of natural heritage sites"

The International Workshop on the Role of World Natural Heritage (WHS) Sites in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) was organised by UNESCO Category 2 Centre (C2C) World Natural Heritage Management and Training for Asia and the Pacific Region based at Wildlife Institute of India. The event was performed in Dehradun city on 24 and 25 August. The main objectives of the workshop were:

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Wed, 02/09/2015 - 16:57

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Earth observation satellite to be developed by NASA and ISRO

Satellite image of India’s Hugli River, one of the many branches of the Ganges (Image: NASA)

NASA and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have joint hands to build an

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Mon, 31/08/2015 - 10:57

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7th International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management

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The 7th INDM conference will bring together Iranian and international experts in risk and disaster management in Tehran, Iran in February 2016.

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15/02/2016 to 16/02/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 16/01/2016

Venue: 

INDM Secretariate - Office No 1,2nd Floor,Takhte Jamshid Building,Hamid Sedigh St,South Bahar Ave

Venue City: 

Tehran

Venue Country: 

  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Event Organisers: 

International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management Secretariat (INDM-2014)

 

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Global Risk Forum (GRF)

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ICT for Disaster Response

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This five (5) days training course explores how new information-, communication- and mapping technologies can be practically used to respond to disasters, augment situational awareness, improve relief coordination and much more. This course looks at a variety of real world examples from organizations working in the field and analyzes some of the key challenges related to access, implementation, scale, and verification that these new technologies can present. 

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28/09/2015 to 02/10/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 21/09/2015

Venue: 

IRES Training Centre, Njema Court, R2 Rhapta Road

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Nairobi

Venue Country: 

  • Kenya

Event Organisers: 

Indepth Research Services (IRES)

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Geoscience Australia to develop a satellite system for bushfire monitoring

Satellite image of blazing bushfires in Victoria, Australia (Source: NASA)

Geoscience Australia is working on a real-time satellite system for bushfire monitoring that would send images to

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Wed, 12/08/2015 - 16:05

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Geo-Information in Disaster Situations (GIDS): 6th Edition

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The aim of the course is to enable participants to work with basic GIS tools and methodologies in preparation of disaster related maps in support of

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29/02/2016 to 11/03/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 30/10/2015

Venue City: 

Geneva

Venue Country: 

  • Switzerland

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Co-organisers: 

University of Copenhagen

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Humanitarian GIS Award for ICIMOD

Basanta Shrestha (in the middle), ICIMOD's Director of Strategic Cooperation, receiving the Award in San Diego (Image: ICIMOD)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD),  UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office, has been awarded the “Humanitarian GIS Award” at the International User Conference, organized by the Environmental System Research Institute (Esri) in San Diego, California.

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Thu, 23/07/2015 - 10:25

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UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Lao PDR

UN-SPIDER officer Shirish Ravan with the Minister of Agriculture of Lao PDR

UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission to Lao PDR from 6-10 July 2015. The mission was conducted upon invitation from the Ministry of Science and Technology.

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Technical Advisory Mission to Lao PDR 2015

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Thu, 09/07/2015 - 16:20

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3rd International Training Workshop on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

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CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster

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23/11/2015 to 04/12/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 28/08/2015

Venue: 

Sanya, Hainan, China

Venue City: 

Sanya

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Co-organisers: 

Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth

CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation

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