Humanitarian aid

Launch of the 2015 World Disasters Report at the United Nations Office at Vienna

The World Disasters Report 2015 will be a key publication for the upcoming World Humanitarian Summit 2016 (Source: UNIS).

On October 5 2015 the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), the Austrian Red Cross, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Norwegian Embassy launched the 2015 World Disasters Report in Vienna. 

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Fri, 23/10/2015 - 12:56

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How low-cost satellites could benefit emergency response

The satellites ould help identify which roads have collapsed after an earthquake

In September 2013, the private company Skybox Imaging will launch the first of 24 low-cost satellites into space with the potential of enabling first responders to see hourly snapshots of

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Wed, 07/08/2013 - 12:04

GIS for the United Nations, from humanitarian aid to development planning

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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“GIS for the United Nations, from humanitarian aid to development planning” will be held in Geneva at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) April 3 & 4, and completed April 5 by a developers workshop.

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03/04/2012 to 05/04/2012

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Geneva

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World Meteorological Organization

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UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and ESRI

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Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS)

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS) provides all actors involved in the management of disasters, man-made emergency situations and humanitarian crises, with timely and accurate geospatial information derived from

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Joint Research Centre (JRC)

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is a research based policy support organisation and an integral part of the European Commission. The JRC is providing the scientific advice and technical know-how to support a wide range of EU policies. Our status as a Commission service, which guarantees our independence from private or national interests, is crucial for pursuing our mission. The mission of the JRC is to provide customer-driven scientific and technical support for the conception, development, implementation and monitoring of EU policies.

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