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disaster management

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Geographic Insight Key to Protecting Vulnerable Communities During Disasters

Geographic insight delivered through a combination of authoritative spatial data and Geographic Information System (GIS) technology offers disaster relief agencies the greatest vantage point for determining how best to respond to an emergency, says Chris McIntosh, an...

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Eye on Earth Special Initiatives Demonstrate Critical Role of Data for Sustainable Development

Abu Dhabi, Oct. 7, 2015 — At the second Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi today, experts highlighted the achievements of the movement’s Special Initiatives in providing data, tools and frameworks to help inform decision-making for...

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Growing Dependency on GIS for Disaster Management Will Fast-Track the GIS Market in China by 2019

LONDON, Feb. 9, 2015—The increased use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in disaster management has resulted in the growth of GIS Market in China, which is expected to post a CAGR of 11.75 percent from...

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

First International GECCo Event Held in Vietnam

Dec. 11, 2014 - The Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA), in partnership with the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER), conducted its first international Geospatially Enabling Community Collaboration (GECCo)...

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Incident Command GIS System won Geospatial World Excellence Award 2014

Supergeo Technologies, a leading global provider of GIS software and solutions, gladly announces that Incident Command GIS System, powered by SuperGIS Server, won Geospatial World Excellence Award 2014 in Disaster Management and Mitigation field.

Monday, April 15th, 2013

How The UN’s New Data Lab In Indonesia Uses Twitter To Preempt Disaster

Predictive disaster relief is the goal, says Robert Kirkpatrick, Director of the UN's Global Pulse initiative, and Twitter data may be the key. The program uses social network analysis to study living conditions throughout the world and...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

MDA to Provide Digital Elevation Models for Philippine National Flood Hazard Analysis

MDA’s Information Systems group has signed a contract with Accent Micro Technologies Inc. (AMTI) to provide comprehensive 3-D terrain models for the territory of the Philippines in support of a national disaster management program. Under the contract,...

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Asia’s InaSAFE National Disaster Impact Tool Gets Open Source Kudos

Indonesia's open-source disaster measurement tool supported by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) has been recognized by Wired Magazine as a top 10 open source 'rookie of the year' project. The project's commitment...

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Intelligent Mapping to Give Urban Planning a Big Lift

Low-flying planes fitted with cameras, sub-contracted by Indian company Rolta, could be seen hovering over skies in the Middle East over the next few months clicking snapshots of the landscape. These shots will be used to create...

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Sri Lanka, UN to Improve Disaster Management through Open Data

The Survey Department of Sri Lanka and the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) signed an agreement for digital data dissemination, the first of its kind between the Government and the UN, which will...

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