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Friday, May 27th, 2016

Sentinel-1 Helping Cyclone Roanu Relief

Cyclone Roanu has claimed over 100 lives in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and has left tens of thousands in need of aid. Officials are looking to the sky for information on flooded areas to analyse the cyclone’s...

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Cyclone Crews Map Out a Rapid Recovery

Emergency crews armed with mobile mapping technology have significantly accelerated the recovery from Tropical Cyclone Marcia, assessing damage from the air and by road while the storm was still on its path of destruction.

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Government and University Team for a GIS for Southwest Vietnam

The Ho Chi Minh City National University has worked with the southwest provinces of Dong Thap, Soc Trang, Can Tho and Long An to implement "Mekong Delta geographic information systems" (MGIS). According to Professor, Academician Nguyen Van...

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

India Sets Up an Integrated Location-Based Emergency Response System for Communities

India's central government is working on an integrated location-based emergency response system to improve emergency response in communities. The project has been approved by the Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs after receiving a proposal from the...

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Russia Gives India, UK Satellite Images of Disaster Areas

Russia’s space agency said Wednesday that it has supplied fresh satellite images to assist Britain and India cope with unfolding natural disasters blighting the two nations. The Resurs-P satellite launched by Russia last summer on Thursday photographed...

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Bundaberg Council Says Mapping Technology Crucial to Food Rescues

As the anniversary of the 2013 Bundaberg flood approaches, Bundaberg Regional Council has for the first time revealed the critical role cutting-edge mapping technology played in saving thousands of flood victims. When six tornados struck in and...

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Oil and Gas Sector Gears Up for Sentinels

The international body representing the oil and gas industry is promoting the use of satellite Earth observation as the industry explores new frontiers. The upcoming Sentinel suite of satellites will facilitate these new endeavours.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Queensland Fires Ignite an International Emergency Response Exercise

A team of Queensland firies has ignited the interest of emergency response teams from around the world, after using cutting-edge mapping technology to tackle a catastrophic problem from the dark ages.

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Mapping Volunteers in Australia are Helping to Save Lives

A team of Canberra GIS professionals are helping emergency response in Australia by volunteering their time, specialised skills and mapping technology to provide emergency managers with the maps and geographic tools they need during national crises. By...

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Malaysia’s MERS 999 Emergency System Has Mapping at its Core

The Malaysian Emergency Response Services (MERS) 999 is a centralized system that combines fire,police, hospital and civil defense under one platform. MERS 999 is a Malaysian Government Transformation Program initiative to meet modernization goals and to adhere...

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