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07 Jul 2015 description

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

UN-SPIDER supports UNESCO-IOC workshop on coastal hazard assessment UN-SPIDER and partners conclude EAS and ASEAN workshops UN-SPIDER supports International Workshop on Supporting Future Earth with Global Geo-information #whyspacematters: UNOOSA and NASA social media contest Upcoming International Workshop and Training with the participation of UN-SPIDER Step by step procedures for the “R” software included in UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal

06 Jan 2015 description

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.

06 Jan 2014 description

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

  • Call for Experts: Join our Technical Advisory Mission to Kenya
  • Ghana: UN-SPIDER conducts Technical Advisory Mission

News from our Regional Support Offices

02 Oct 2013 description

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

05 Aug 2013 description

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

  • Astronauts, DLR and the UN discuss Space and Sustainable Development
  • UN-SPIDER co-organizes training on space technologies for floods

News from our Regional Support Offices

05 Jun 2013 description

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

Sudan: UN-SPIDER Training Course on space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Management
Bangladesh: Capacity Building on Space Technologies for Floods
Dominican Republic: Training on Space-Based Information for Floods
UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER makes Statement during Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
Iraq: UN-SPIDER Network acquires Satellite Imagery for Floods

News from our Regional Support Offices

05 Jun 2013 description

In this issue

Earth Observation for Disaster Response 1

Pakistan: Monitoring Floods from Space 2

Satellite Based Drought Monitoring in Iran 3

Organisational Mechanisms 4

Interview: Stefan Voigt, DLR 5

Open Access: The International Charter Space and Major Disasters 6

04 Apr 2013 description

UN-SPIDER at a glance

  • Vietnam: Technical Advisory Mission concluded
  • UNOOSA and UNISDR organize Session on Space and Disaster-Risk Reduction
  • VALID: User Appraisal of "Top Ten" Geo-Information Products
  • UNOOSA/Pakistan Workshop on Space Technologies for Food and Water Security

News from our Regional Support Offices

08 Jan 2013 description

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance

  • UN-SPIDER supports APSCO Training course on Earthquake Monitoring

  • International Meeting of Crowdsource Mapping successfully concluded

  • Typhoon Bopha: UN-SPIDER facilitates activation of Charter

News from our Regional Support Offices

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

  • International Workshop on flood risk mapping using spatial technologies

05 Oct 2012 description

Issue Date: Thu, 04/10/2012

In this issue:

  • UN-SPIDER at a glance
  • UN-SPIDER Newsletter “Crowdsource Mapping”
  • UNOOSA: Brochure on United Nations Programme on Space Applications
  • UN-SPIDER partners support coordination for earthquake in China

News from our Regional Support Offices

04 May 2012 description

What you can find in the April 2012 issue:

UN-SPIDER at a glance