Russian Federation

Satellite mapping shows high tree cover loss in Russia and Canada

2010 Russian wildfires captured by MODIS (NASA)

Satellite-based maps have shown northern boreal forests suffered significant tree cover loss in 2013, especially in Russia and Canada. The high-resolution maps have been released by Global Forest Watch, a partnership led by the World Resources Institute.

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Thu, 09/04/2015 - 07:44

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EMERCOM strengthens ties with International Civil Defence Organisation

Russian Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov and Secretary-General of ICDO Vladimir Kuvshinov

The Russian Emergencies Ministry EMERCOM, host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in the Russian Federation, is strengthening its collaboration with the International Civil Defence Organisation ICDO. Russian Minister of

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Wed, 18/02/2015 - 11:58

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Russia: Disaster risk management a priority during G8 presidency

Disaster Risk Management is among the five priorities

The Head of United Nations Office for

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Tue, 28/01/2014 - 14:13

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Tue, 01/28/2014

Russia: New Space monitoring station for emergency prevention and prediction

NASA's Terra satellite image shows the impact Ural has on weather developments

Yesterday, the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM), host to one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, announced that it will set up a new space monitoring station for

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Fri, 10/01/2014 - 10:52

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Fri, 01/10/2014

EMERCOM activates International Charter for floods in eastern Russia

Unprecedented flooding has struck the Far Eastern Federal District of Russia

On 19 August 2013 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to support flood response efforts in the Far Eastern Federal District of Russia.

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Wed, 21/08/2013 - 16:27

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Wed, 08/21/2013

EMERCOM joins forces with US Federal Emergency Management Agency

EMERCOM and FEMA will cooperate more closely in the future

The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) - UN-SPIDER's most recently gained Regional Support Office - and the USA Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are going to exchange experts during joint rescue operations in major disasters.

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Mon, 08/07/2013 - 12:13

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