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16 Aug 2017 description

This map illustrates the satellite-detected water extent in the District of Khamkeuth in Borikhamxay province, in the central-northern part of Lao People’s Democratic Republic after the tropical storm SONCA-17. The UNITAR-UNOSAT analysis used a Sentinel-1 satellite image acquired on the 11 August 2017 and detected several area s with potentially standing waters. In the district of Khamkeuth ~ 2,441 ha are likely flooded. Kindly note, the district of Khamkeuth has been partially analyzed due to the image does not cover the full district.

11 Aug 2017 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of damage in Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur Province, Philippines. Using WorldView-2 imagery collected 26 July 2017 and compared to imagery collected 09 and 20 June 2017, UNOSAT located a total 217 areas of destruction comprising a total area of 45.5 ha mainly in the eastern part of the city. This represents 100 additional areas and an increase of 24.2 ha (or 113%) compared to the previous analysis done by UNOSAT using the image from 20 June 2017.

08 Aug 2017 description

8 August 2017 – The third cycle of the UNITAR South Sudan Fellowship Programme: Entrepreneurship and Leadership Youth Training began as 25 young South Sudanese professionals took part in the programme’s Orientation Workshop in Juba, South Sudan. The programme is a six-month capacity-building training for junior- to mid-career-level professionals that focuses on project management, leadership, and social entrepreneurship skills.

18 Apr 2017 description

La grave crise humanitaire qui sévit dans la Région du Lac Tchad a aggravé les conditions de vie déjà précaires d’une grande majorité des populations de cette région. L’accès aux services de base et à l’eau potable en qualité et en quantité suffisante constitue un élément essentiel dans l’assistance à ces populations. Mais le contexte géologique et hydrogéologique particulier de la région du Lac Tchad est à l’origine des problèmes de salinité qui réduisent le taux d’accès à l’eau des populations locales.

15 Aug 2016 description

Expansion of Water Extent

This analysis was carried out using two Sentinel-1 SAR images of 30 June, 2016 and 24 July, 2016 over the central and eastern parts of Bangladesh. The analysis showed an expansion of about 75% of the total satellite detected water between the two dates. The total analysed area was approximately 50,000 km².

  • ~ 6,500 Km² of satellite detected waters were observed on 30 June, 2016.

  • ~ 11,500 Km² of satellite detected water were observed on 24 July, 2016.

Maps / Infographics

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Training

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25 Jun 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Sep 2017 Training date: 18 Sep 2017 to 08 Dec 2017 UN Institute for Training and Research

Mobilité Urbaine Durable dans les Pays en Développement

Cours en ligne

Présenté par l'UNITAR et GIZ

Voulez-vous avoir un aperçu complet de la plannification urbaine et de la gouvernance comme moyen de favoriser le développement durable dans votre communauté, village, pays ou quartier? Dans ce cas, nous vous invitons à joindre le cours en ligne "Mobilité Urbaine Durable dans les pays en développement".

09 May 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Sep 2017 Training date: 18 Sep 2017 to 08 Dec 2017 UN Institute for Training and Research

Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries

E-learning

Presented by UNITAR and GIZ,

Do you wish to gain a comprehensive overview of urban planning and governance as a means for fostering sustainable development in your community, village, country or neighbourhood? Then we invite you to join the online programme Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries .

09 May 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Online enrolment process open now for Fall Semester

09 May 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Online enrolment process open now for Fall Semester

09 May 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Online enrolment process open now for Fall Semester