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Monday, March 30th, 2015

MapAction Responds to Floods in Chile

Saunderton, Bucks - March 30, 20015 —  MapAction has sent a team of two volunteers at the request of the United Nations and the Government of Chile, in response to severe flooding in the north of the...

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...

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

NSW Put Emergency Response on the Map

New South Wales’ emergency services will have a new weapon this flood season after rolling out a high-tech mapping system that allows volunteers on the ground to instantly share critical information anytime, anywhere. Backed with Geographic Information...

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Mapping for Flood Control in Pattaya, Thailand

Deluged by chronic flooding and the public complaints that stem from it, Pattaya officials have begun drafting a master plan to deal with water-drainage and flood-prevention issues. Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome presided over the first of several planned...

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Personal Banking Back on the Map

A clever new mapping tool is set to revive and reshape personalised banking by giving financial institutions the foresight to accurately anticipate their customers’ needs. The new innovation, launched by leading digital mapping specialist MapData Services (MDS),...

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Flood Disaster: NEMA Undertakes Mapping of Vulnerable Areas

The  National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)  Tuesday said it had carried out mapping of all the communities likely to be affected by the predicted 2013 flood as part of its preparedness against disaster occurrence in the country....

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Pakistan Undertakes Flood Hazard Mapping for Indus River

Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco) has initiated flood inundation and hazard mapping of the lower reaches of the Indus River which will help effective flood preparedness and timely response activities. This project, undertaken with the...

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Assam Floods through the Eyes of ISRO

Large parts of Assam have been inundated and estimating the extent of flooding is always a very difficult task as roads get cut off and clouds and rain make helicopter sorties difficult. Remote sensing satellites offer a...

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Australia Floods Call Geospatial Technology to Action

Australia is once again experiencing flooding and it is expected that flooding will result in nearly $1 billion of damage. Although waters have receded in some places, more rains are expected over the next few days and...

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Flood-Risk Management Needed in Urban Planning

On Monday the World Bank released “Cities and Flooding: A Guide to Integrated Urban Flood-Risk Management for the 21st Century,” which outlined strategies for countries, such as the Philippines, on how they could manage the risk of...

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