UN-SPIDER is hosting a side event of the FOSS4G conference. The side event, conducted in the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany, on 24 August 2016, is part of the activities conducted by the International Working Group on
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UN-SPIDER hosts the FOSS4G side event on Collaborative Information Management for Emergency Response on the 24 of August 2016. Read more about it...
FOSS4G side event on Collaborative Information Management for Emergency Response
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Nepal, together with YoungInnovations, is organising a Hackathon: The International Space Apps Challenge in Kathmandu. It will take place this weekend from 11 to 12 April. ICIMOD is organising this event through its SERVIR-Himalaya initiative. SERVIR connects space to villages by generating geospatial information, including
As part of the Advisory Support that UN-SPIDER provides to Member States, the Programme conducts training courses on both the regional and national level for selected representatives of relevant institutions. These training courses are usually follow-up activities of UN-SPIDER's Technical Advisory Missions. They convey technical expertise and know-how in processing, interpreting and the use of satellite-derived data.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated because of ongoing heavy storms have caused flooding across the UK. One person has been reported killed and more than 300 properties flooded so far.
Flooding is expected alongside the big rivers – Thames, Severn and Stour. Roads and train services have been disrupted.