December 2010


  • SpaceAid supporting earthquake response in Iran

UN-SPIDER in 2010

  • Five new Regional Support Offices
  • Technical Advisory Missions to seven countries
  • Supporting disaster response through the SpaceAid Framework
  • Outreach activities and capacity-building
  • Knowledge Management and the Knowledge Portal

Community News

  • Sentinel Asia observed floods in Sri Lanka
  • International Charter Space and Major Disasters activated four times
  • (in Spanish only) CATHALAC presenta avances del mapa centroamericano de cobertura y uso de la tierra
  • South Africa's Satellite ´leads the way´; new Space Agency established
  • Nigerian Government gains N44 million from sale of satellite images
  • DST of South Africa moots Centres of Competence in optronics and Synthetic Aperture Radar
  • China All Access develops emergency satellite mobile command centre system
  • India catching up fast with latest technology to tackle disasters
  • Geospatial World Forum 2011- 'Dimensions and Directions of Geospatial Industry´

Conferences and Workshops supported by UN-SPIDER

  • 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment: “The GEOSS Era: Towards Operational Environmental Monitoring”, Sydney, 10-15 April 2011
  • Gi4DM 2011 – GeoInformation for Disaster Management; Antalya, Turkey, 3-8 May 2011
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