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Monday, July 8th, 2013

Victorian Government Plan Takes Climate Change Into Account

The Victorian Government's draft Gippsland Regional Growth Plan, a document that will guide land use and infrastructure planning, takes into account climate change. Gippsland can expect an increase in extreme weather events over the next 30 years....

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Gujarat Government Hits the Maps to Check Flooding

Gujarat government has begun a move to study the causes of flooding in various parts of the state and project steps needed to check damage by floods. The initiative is in the form of geographic information system...

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

India Undertakes Flood Inundation Mapping Project

Secretary (Water Resources), Mr S K Sarkar told IANS in an interview that the inundation maps will make use of data obtained through remote sensing technology and help district administration officials estimate how much area will be...

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Himalayan Landslides Devastate Infrastructure in Northern India

In India, heavy June rains have killed more than 5,000 and stranded more than 19,000 people in the northern states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh as landslides and flooded rivers cut off major routes and devastated the...

Monday, June 24th, 2013

More than 500 Killed in India’s Monsoon Floods

Earth's deadliest natural disaster so far in 2013 is the deadly flooding in India's Himalayan Uttarakhand region, where torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 556 people, with hundreds more feared dead. At least 5,000 people are...

Monday, June 24th, 2013

DLR Delivers Satellite Images for Indian Flood Assistance

Following severe flooding in northern India and Nepal, the Indian government activated the 'International Charter Space and Major Disasters' on 19 June 2013 at 10:30. The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR)...

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Bangkok Planning Needs Resilience to Save Billions

Unprecedented natural disasters have become serious issues for cities like Bangkok, which weathered the devastating 2011 flooding that caused an estimated US$45 billion (Bt1.34 trillion) in damage. Thus the threats from climate change cannot be taken lightly...

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Flood Mitigation Infrastructure in Jakarta Is Cost Effective, Expert Claims

Costs to build a deep tunnel system for Jakarta are far lower than losses the capital endures annually as a result of flooding, an urban planning expert has said. Firdaus Ali, the chairman of the Indonesian Water...

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Jakarta Signs Agreement to Leverage Geospatial Data in City Management

Jakarta Provincial Government will be cooperating with Geospatial Information Board (BIG) in arranging the spatial of the capital city in the future. The cooperation which is stipulated in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is purposefully created...

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Sustainability Lesson from Singapore in Preventing Floods

One of the most common problems shared with many countries in the tropical region is flooding. Come the monsoon season, many urban dwellers in the flood-prone regions anxiously await for the unwanted annual occurrence, flooding.  It is...

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