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The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors: Best Development & Conservation Award 2021 Surveying Excellence in Development and Conservation
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India, Japan researchers working on smartphone-based mapping of cracks, potholes in roads
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Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Researchers Call for Mapping in Order to Reduce Risks

Researcher Nugroho Dwi Hananto of the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) said the government could prepare for the impact of tsunami-triggering earthquakes should it have a map of the sea basin, especially in the southern part of...

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Emergency Route Planner for Nepal

May 13, 2015—To support the rescue efforts in Nepal after the devastating earthquake, geoinformatic scientists from Heidelberg University have set up an emergency route planner on the Internet. Resuce workers can check the local infrastructure conditions and...

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Indonesia Releases New Disaster Management Software

Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) launched an update version of InaSFAE this week. This software is used to predict the social and human impact of natural disasters, and was developed by BPNA, Australia, and the World...

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Doomed by Geography, Philippines is No Stranger to Major Storms

While Typhoon Haiyan appears to be the deadliest natural disaster on record to hit the Philippines, the country is no stranger to major storms. Doomed by geography and hobbled by poverty, the Philippines has long tried to...

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Technology to Predict Natural Disaster Impact Years in Advance

Cutting-edge mapping technology could help predict and mitigate the impact of Australia’s next large-scale natural disaster before the event is even on the radar, according to a leading Geographic Information System (GIS) technology expert.

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...

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Macau Government Promises Not to Amend Urban Plans Unless Facing Natural Disaster

The second Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly continued its discussion on the draft of Urban Planning Law, which allows the authority to amend established urban plans “for the sake of public interests”. But legislators have expressed...

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Don’t Wait for the Next Natural Disaster, GIS Expert Warns

Australia’s emergency response organisations cannot afford to wait until the next disaster strikes before updating their digital mapping capabilities, according to a leading international emergency response expert. Speaking from the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council...

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Economies at Risk from Natural Disasters

Natural mayhem can create havoc not only to human lives, but also to economies. The Recent disaster in Japan vouches for this. Recently  an ‘analysis and mapping’ firm maplecroft released a report stating that emerging economies like India,...

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Dozens Dead as Landslides, Flash Floods Hit South Korea

Torrential rain battered the South Korean capital Seoul and surrounding regions Wednesday, causing dozens of landslides and flash floods that killed at least 32 people, the emergency services said. In the worst single accident, a landslide crashed...

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