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Friday, January 18th, 2013

Google Provides Map Resources for Jakarta Flood

On Thursday, 17 January 2013, torrential rain has caused massive flooding in the Jakarta Capital Region, Indonesia, virtually shutting down the city. Google will continue to update this page with maps, links, and other useful resources. Read More

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Crowdsourcing Crisis Response Following Philippine Floods

Widespread and heavy rains resulting from Typhoon Haikui have flooded the Philippine capital Manila. Over 800,000 have been affected by the flooding and some 250,000 have been relocated to evacuation centers. Given the gravity of the situation, “some resourceful Filipinos...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Nationwide Land-use Plan Can Prevent Floods in Central Luzon

Deputy Speaker and Quezon Rep. Lorenzo “Erin” Tañada has stressed the need for a nationwide land-use plan to solve perennial flooding in the country, including in at least six provinces in Central Luzon. Tañada of the administration’s...

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Beijing Rainstorm Raises Question if Infrastructure Ignored Amid Modernization

As China’s flood-ravaged capital dealt with the aftermath of the heaviest rain in six decades Monday, including the deaths of 37 people, questions were being raised about whether the city’s push for modernization came at the expense...

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Ancient Land Lost in Hours

Every year approximately 21 million tonnes of soil are lost from the four watersheds of Viti Levu, Fiji. Imagine the tonnage of soil loss when there are heavy downpours and flooding. The Rewa watershed loses an average...

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Monsoon Relief: Sensors to Predict Waterlogging

Waterlogged streets are a common sight in the city every monsoon. But this year, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) may be able to save its face, thanks to a team of researchers at IIT Kharagpur. With the...

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Hundreds Displaced in Fiji Floods

Severe flooding in the Pacific island nation of Fiji has killed four people and left 800 people seeking shelter in evacuation centers, a government official said Monday. Tropical Cyclone Daphne has lashed Fiji's largest and most populous...

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Mapping Matters: From Disasters to H1N1

Mapping plays an important role during disaster and disease outbreaks. The city of Pune in India is experiencing an outbreak of H1N1 influenza this week, and mapping is being employed to meet the challenge. At the same...

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

International Flood Expert to Advise Local Insurers

An international geospatial expert and key figure behind a global flood modelling project will advise Australian insurers on how to manage and assess risk using cutting-edge flood mapping technology.

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Elevation Map That Can Help Fight Flooding Pegged at $125m

A map that can show the height of land across Singapore and help fight the flooding problem could cost up to $125 million. Users of the map, accurate to within 10cm, would have a better idea of...

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