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Monday, January 28th, 2013

Australians Understand the Value of Local Information in Disaster Response

As dozens of bushfires continue to burn across the country (not least in New South Wales) many Australians find themselves unable to return home while many others have no home to return to. While we all rely on the media for information...

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Climate Change and Geographic Information Systems

Next to climate change, poor planning is getting the flak when it comes to environmental disasters. Poor planning is blamed for many things that have gone wrong in our country. From flooding to bad site location to poor...

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Esri and Microsoft to Provide Online Maps and Applications During Disasters

Today, Esri announced a strategic alliance with Microsoft to assist public and private agencies and communities around the world during disasters. Microsoft will display Esri public information maps on its cloud-based Disaster Response Incident Portal, as well...

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Survey Into Impacts From Queensland Disasters

Business operators in areas of Queensland affected by Tropical Cyclone Yasi and the 2011 floods in southeast Queensland will have an opportunity this month to highlight their experiences. Geoscience Australia will circulate a survey to a total of...

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

GALILEO Sat System Crucial Extension of Global Search and Rescue

Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system will soon be adding its unique talents to a global search and rescue service. The international satellite rescue system, Cospas-Sarsat, has been making air and sea travel safeter for 30 years and already...

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

e-GEOS to Provide Satellite Data and Maps for Emergency Management

e-GEOS (80%-owned by Telespazio and 20%-owned by the Italian Space Agency) has won two tenders launched by the European Commission worth a total of EUR 9.6 million, as part of the GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Proposal to Check Landslides in Kundasang

The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry will soon submit a proposal to the State Government to address the frequent landslide occurrence in Kundasang. Its minister, Tan Sri Joseph Kurup, said the proposal would include immediate, medium and long-term...

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Vietnam to Launch First Remote Sensing Satellite

Vietnam will launch the first remote sensing satellite in the next three years, to serve monitoring natural resources and natural disasters, said officials from the Institute for Space Technology of Vietnam. Dr. Doan Minh Chung, the institute’s...

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

QBE Calls for Flood Mapping, Building Restrictions

Insurer QBE says it has accepted 93 per cent of the $350 million in claims made in relation to the recent extreme weather events in Australia. The insurer's management told its annual general meeting the entire industry...