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Monday, September 15th, 2014

Infrastructure Damage in J-K Floods Could Touch Rs 6K Crore

Jammu and Kashmir has suffered massive damage to its public infrastructure due to the worst floods it has faced in more than a century and officials say that the state would need at least Rs 5,000 crore...

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Philippines to Install Water Level Sensors in All Rivers Nationwide

The Department of Science and Technology has deployed a total of 124 water level measurement sensors (WLMS) and automatic rain gauges on all river basins nationwide. The sensors will serve as early warning devices that warn local...

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

3D Technology Generates Glimpse Into Future of Flood Development for Darling Downs

A landmark 3D mapping technology which could help protect the Darling Downs from future floods has been unveiled to the region’s leading town planners, engineers and environmental scientists during a geospatial conference in Toowoomba today. CityEngine – a...

Monday, September 10th, 2012

Check Geohazard Maps Before Buying a House

Buying a lot to build a new house? Check out the government’s geohazard maps first to see if the property is located in a place prone to floods or landslides. That was the advice Environment Secretary Ramon Paje gave...

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Floods in the Philippines are a Man-made Disaster, Says Urban Planner

Deadly floods that have swamped nearly all of the Philippine capital are less a natural disaster and more the result of poor planning, lax enforcement and political self-interest, experts say. Damaged watersheds, massive squatter colonies living in...

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Use Land Wisely, Says Bolawaqatabu

Proper land use planning is necessary for such a rugged country as Fiji in order to sustain production. Director Land Resource Planning Division Osea Bolawaqatabu made the comment at the Land Use Capability workshop in Labasa. "The...

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Google Charts a Careful Course through Asia’s Maps

Google rushed out its panoramic Street View maps in Thailand on Friday as part of the country's efforts to show tourist hot spots have recovered from last year's floods. But it also marked something of a change...

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Insurers Ignore GIS Technology at their Peril

A failure to embrace advanced geospatial technology when determining premiums could leave home insurers lumped with excessively high-risk portfolios, a leading geo-insurance specialist has warned. The caution came on the eve of the release of the Queensland...

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Southeast Australia Remains Under Water

Heavy rain will continue to hammer large parts of Australia over the weekend with flood warnings in place for NSW and Victoria, but the threat easing in the Northern Territory. Emergency services in NSW have ordered around...

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Global Map of Northern Mindanao, the Philippines

Torrential rain by Typhoon 21 which landed Mindanao on December 16th caused extensive damage of flood, land slide, etc. to Cagayan de Oro, Iligan and their vicinities of northern Mindanao of southern Philippines. Global Map of Northern...

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