February 2011



  • UN-SPIDER side events during COPUOS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee session
  • Space solutions can improve the lives of people worldwide
  • Thematic Partnership for Latin America and the Caribbean taking shape: 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer demonstrated in Guatemala


Community News

  • Sentinel Asia contributed to response to two floods and one earthquake
  • International Charter activated for cyclone, landslides, snow hazard and earthquake
  • SAFER supporting response to floods, oil spill, earthquake and civil unrest
  • UN General Assembly stresses need to invest in disaster mitigation measures
  • Call for papers for the 3rd International Conference on Advances in Space Technologies (ICAST)
  • DMCii signs exclusive NigeriaSat-2 satellite imaging deal with NASRDA
  • Transatlantic research collaboration
  • Monitoring killer mice from space
  • Insurance company ranks 2010 among worst years ever for climate disasters


Conferences and Workshops supported by UN-SPIDER

  • 2nd NIDM - Space Technology Application in Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Response, New Delhi, 28-30 March 2011
  • Gi4DM 2011 – GeoInformation for Disaster Management; Antalya, Turkey, 3-8 May 2011


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