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Now online! Proceedings of the Fourth United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop

From the Introduction by the Board of Editors: For the first time in the four-year history of the UN-SPIDER programme, we are happy to present a volume of Workshop Proceedings. The papers are presented as an online publication on the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal.

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Use of satellite-based information and Geographic Information System for geo-referencing of thematic maps: Applications for risk-sensitive land use planning and emergency escape route planning in Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Nepal

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Tabassam Raza, Associate Dean, Graduate School of Business, Philippine School of Business Administration, Quezon City and Post Graduate Student, School of Urban and Regional Planning, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

Leigh G. Lingad, Graduate Student, Department of Geography, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

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From policies to action: Institutionalizing the use of space-based information in disaster-risk management and emergency response in Latin America

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Juan Carlos Villagran de Leon, Programme Officer, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, United Nations Platform for

Supporting projects addressing climate change issues and associated disaster risk reduction: The Planet Action Initiative

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Algis B. Kucinskas, Planet Action, Spot Image* Individual Partner, Paris, France

The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Management and Information Dissemination System

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Natalie Epler and Peter Stumpf

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Examining the effects of the Global Economic Crisis on poverty through natural disasters impacts - An overview of the UNOOSA RIVAF Project

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Brian Tomaszewski,

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Geo-information infrastructure for disaster management in Ukrainian UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office

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Nataliia Kussul, Andrii Shelestov, Sergii Skakun
Space Research Institute NASU-NSAU, Ukraine

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Capacity-building in Earth Observation and Geo-information science – A bridge to knowledge for disaster management in Africa

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Keita Mahamadou S., Deputy Executive Director, Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS), Ile-Ife, Nigeria

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Activities of the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Support (UN-SPIDER) Regional Support Office in Nigeria for 2009/2010

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Godstime K. James and Halilu A. Shaba, UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Nigeria, Space Applications Department, National Space Research and Development Agency, Abuja, Nigeria.

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The UN-SPIDER Network and its activities

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Session number four included presentations from UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices and other supporting institutions, demonstrating the dynamically growing international network of the UN-SPIDER programme. The corresponding chapter portrays the work of a selection of UN-SPIDER partners and of the Programme itself.

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