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Thursday, October 8th, 2015

UAVs Help Nepal Towns Build Back Better, Faster

The Humanitarian UAV Network, which seeks to enable the safe, responsible and effective use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in humanitarian and development settings, led a mission in Nepal in collaboration with Kathmandu University, Kathmandu Living Labs,...

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Everest Trembled: Lessons Learned From the Nepal Earthquake Response

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal took over 8,600 lives and injured over 16,800 people, destroyed or damaged over 760,000 homes – directly impacting over 3.8 million people – as well as many schools and government...

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Landslides, Mudslides Likely to Remain a Significant Threat in Nepal for Months

ANN ARBOR, April 29, 2015—The threat of landslides and mudslides remains high across much of Nepal's high country, and the risk is likely to increase when the monsoon rains arrive this summer, according to a University of...

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Rescue Efforts in Nepal Aided by Real-Time Assessment of Landslide Risk

April 29, 2015—Cardiff University experts are aiding the immediate rescue efforts in Nepal by providing a real-time assessment of further landslide risks following Saturday’s devastating earthquake.

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Rebuilding Lives and Urban Planning After ‘Yolanda’

When we started organizing the National Competitiveness Council’s regional competitiveness committees last year, our first intention was to get groups mobilized on the ground to get a measure of how competitive a city or municipality was. However,...

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Remote Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Activation in the Philippines for Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan

The Humanitarian OpenSteetMap Team (HOT) has activated to provide geographic base data in areas affected by typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan in the Philippines. Currently we are supporting the active OpenStreetMap Philippines community and we have activated in conjunction with...

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Visualizing Christchurch in 3D Key to Reconstruction

The devastating earthquakes in Christchurch in the Canterbury region of New Zealand in Sept. 2010 and Feb. 2011 are still being broadly felt. The devastation in the country's second largest city were profound with the city center...

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...

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Monitoring the Christchurch Earthquake Damage is Ongoing

The earthquakes that struck New Zealand in September 2010 and February of 2011, caused a great deal of infrastructure damage as well as killing 185 people in the country's worst natural disaster. The damage  to New Zealand's...

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Maps Help Plot Road to Recovery in Tohoku

City planners in areas devastated by the March 11 quake and tsunami are using special maps of damage conditions to help them draft reconstruction plans, and Google has launched a project to archive before-and-after images of the...

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