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SUPARCO: Satellite-based Monitoring of Pakistan Floods 2014

Rapid Damage Assessment of Distict Jhang on 18 September 2014
SUPARCO Flood Watch 2014

Heavy monsoon rains initiated flash floods in Azad Kashmir, Punjab and Gilgit-Baltistan regions of Pakistan during the first week of September 2014. The heavy rains and flash floods overflowed rivers Chenab and Jhelum, destroying hundreds of houses causing human and property losses. The damages included destruction of houses and buildings, road infrastructure, breaching in canals, collapsing of bridges, damages to rice, cotton, sugar cane crops and inundation of agriculture land.


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Mon, 29/12/2014 - 08:44

Referenced UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office: 

SUPARCO/FAO issue study on rapid crop damage assessment in Pakistan in 2012

Pakistan faced floods and tormenting rains during the last three consecutive monsoons from 2010 to 2012. Experts from UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office SUPARCO in collaboration with the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) started generating data on a daily basis on flood extent, damage to households, infrastructure crops and undertaking detailed Damage Need Assessment (DNA).


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Mon, 31/12/2012 - 06:36

Referenced UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office: 

GIO EMS: New European GMES mapping service publishes user guide

GMES, the European Earth Monitoring programme, has published a user guide to its new, free of charge emergency mapping service, the GMES Initial Operations Emergency Management Service (GIO EMS-Mapping). The guide will be made available on the GIO Portal.

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Thu, 23/08/2012 - 09:50

Mapping Data for European Disaster and Crisis Response

Emergency services working in the immediate aftermath of disasters will benefit from fast access to pan-European mapping created from interoperable, geospatial data thanks to an agreement between EuroGeographics and the European Environment Agency (EEA).


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Thu, 17/11/2011 - 14:20

United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Management "Best Practices for Risk Reduction and Rapid Response Mapping"

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis






22/11/2011 to 25/11/2011


Zhongmin Plaza, 7, Baiguang Road, Xicheng District

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United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China

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Bazoun Janvier. Institut Géographique du Burkina (IGB)Space technology and management of  the First September flood in Burkina Faso “From Charter activation to rapid mapping“

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