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High-resolution spatial maps to assess climate-related shocks
Insurance companies and governments worldwide are increasingly using spatial...
Aurecon strengthens digital offering in Greater China to help clients future-proof their infrastructure
Hong Kong – As businesses across Asia continue to...
Synspective and GCRS Announce Partnership for SAR Satellite-Based Risk Analysis Solutions in South Asia
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Teledyne Optech Galaxy T2000 mobilized for earthquake recovery and reconstruction effort in China
Vaughan, Ontario, CANADA – Teledyne Geospatial announced that the State...
Presagis Teams with Kambill Systems to Provide Artificial Intelligence-Based Geospatial Services in Asia Pacific
First two Contracts Awarded by Indian National Survey Agency/State...
Synspective and GCRS Announce Partnership for SAR Satellite-Based Risk Analysis Solutions in South Asia
2022 November 15, Tokyo – Geo Climate Risk Solutions...
Fugro opens state-of-the-art space control centre SpAARC in Perth
Fugro has officially opened the Australian Space Automation, Artificial...
Chinese scientists create new detailed map of moon rocks
BEIJING - Chinese scientists have created a high-resolution map...
Russia and Iran expand space cooperation
Russia and Iran are gradually expanding their cooperation in...
Korea bolsters spatial data cooperation with Tanzania, Ethiopia
The government will help Tanzania and Ethiopia with effective...

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Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Uttarakhand to Map Rivers, Landslide-prone Areas Via Satellite

After last June's disaster, Uttarakhand's Harish Rawat government has decided to to carry out detailed mapping of different rivers and rivulets besides ecologically sensitive landslide-prone areas to identify sites prone to flash floods and other natural disasters....

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...

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

World Bank and Japan Team to Improve Disaster Risk Management in Developing Countries

With loss and damages from disasters increasing globally, Japan and the World Bank launched a new program today that will help improve disaster risk management in developing countries. Activities under this program will have a strong focus...

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Flood Disaster: NEMA Undertakes Mapping of Vulnerable Areas

The  National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)  Tuesday said it had carried out mapping of all the communities likely to be affected by the predicted 2013 flood as part of its preparedness against disaster occurrence in the country....

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Asia’s InaSAFE National Disaster Impact Tool Gets Open Source Kudos

Indonesia's open-source disaster measurement tool supported by the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) has been recognized by Wired Magazine as a top 10 open source 'rookie of the year' project. The project's commitment...

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

MGB to Expand Geohazard Mapping in Region 12

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) is set to expand by next year its continuing detailed geohazard mapping program to eight more municipalities in Region 12 or the Soccsksargen Region. Constancio Paye...

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Earth Observation and Tsunami Warning System Seen as Critical to Revitalizing Japan

In the wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami, Japan is investing in sensors and systems to ensure resilience. The country looks for more real-time feedbacks, and better predictive models, in order to better prepare and reduce...