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Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Philippine DENR Urges LGUS to be Guided by Geohazard Maps

Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje today urged local officials to familiarize themselves with the geohazard maps, and implement the necessary measures to reduce the impact of natural disasters on people’s lives and properties. Paje...

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Flooding Takes Financial, Emotional Toll on South China Villagers

Riding a small rowboat headed home, Deng Jiangyi examined the muddy water all around him -- eerily dotted with treetops, electrical poles and flocks of ducks. "This year's floods were so extreme that almost the entire village...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Ho Chi Minh Floods Due to Poor Planning

Urban experts have rejected suggestions that the worsening of HCM City's chronic flood situation is due to climate change, blaming it instead on rapid urban development and unplanned construction. The country's most populous city is forecast to...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

CSIRO Dam Break Modelling to Help Flood Planning

The research has been helping China’s disaster management authorities better understand the full impact of the catastrophic flooding that would occur if one of China’s, and the world’s, biggest dams collapsed. The work could also be applied in...

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Reforesting Rural Lands in Western China Pays Big Dividends

An innovative program to encourage sustainable farming in rural China has helped restore eroded forestland while producing economic gains for many farmers, according to a new study by Stanford University researchers. "The Sloping Land Conversion Program, which...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Contour Mapping to Help Zone in on Floods

Civic officials made a presentation on Monday regarding the use of contour mapping. A composite multi-dimensional digitized map of Mumbai , also known as geographic information system (GIS ), has been prepared. The impending need for a...

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Quake Shifted Japan; Towns Now Flood at High Tide

The mostly devastated coastal communities now face regular flooding, because of their lower elevation and damage to sea walls from the massive tsunamis triggered by the quake. In port cities such as Onagawa and Kesennuma, the tide flows...

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Internet-based Early Warning System Against Floods

Coastal countries and municipalities are reinforcing their protective walls by building higher and higher dikes, but the problem is usually not their height. The dikes are simply too weak. An early warning system whose data can be...

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

TerraSAR-X Satellite Data Reveals Destruction Caused by Tsunami in Japan

The German Remote Sensing Data Center (Deutsches Fernerkundungsdatenzentrum; DFD) and the German Space Operations Center (GSOC), both of which are part of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), are continuing to provide...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

AAM Plays Lead Role in Australian Disaster Planning

Over the past three months, AAM has played a vital role in responding to natural disaster events in Australia. AAM has worked closely with Governments of Queensland and Victoria, as well as Brisbane CityCouncil in pre and post...

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