August 2010


  •  SpaceAid support to flood relief in Pakistan
  • UN-SPIDER strengthens Technical Advisory Support in the Philippines
  • UNOOSA and JBGIS Publish Booklet on “Geoinformation for Disaster and Risk Management - Best Practices and Examples”

Community News

  • Disasters covered by Sentinel Asia in August
  • International Charter Space and Major Disasters activated five times in August
  • SAFER activated for floods in Pakistan
  • Flood mapping for Pakistan by the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
  • Planet Action to support more projects
  • China launches "Mapping Satellite-I"
  • New maps of Central America for Risk Management
  • FAO launches real time fire monitoring website

Conferences and Workshops

  • 4th United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop on Disaster Management and Space Technology: “The 4C – Challenge: Communication – Coordination – Cooperation – Capacity Development”, Bonn, 12-14 October 2010
  • Benefitting from Earth Observation - Bridging the Data Gap for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region; Kathmandu, Nepal, 4-6 October 2010
  • The 4th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: Incorporating space-based information and technologies into DRR and CCA; Incheon, Korea, 25-28 October 2010
  • 8th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 25-29 October 2010
    Pacific GIS and RS User Conference; Suva, Fiji, 23-26 November 2010
  • Gi4DM 2011 – GeoInformation for Disaster Management; Antalya, Turkey, 3-8 May 2011
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08 2010 UN-SPIDER Updates.pdf (167.61 KB) 167.61 KB