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European aerial surveying industry gathered at the 2022 EAASI Summit
More than 70 members of the aerial mapping industry...
China releases report on remote sensing monitoring for global ecology
BEIJING - China's Ministry of Science and Technology issued...
Singapore launches Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map, to create more than 1,600 PMET jobs by 2025
With a total of 23 Industry Transformation Maps to be...
China builds new dam in Tibet near Indian border
In a development that is a matter of concern...
Abu Dhabi’s Bayanat more than doubles 2022 net profit on revenue boost
Bayanat, a geospatial data products and services provider which listed...
Esri India Inks MoU with TEXMiN – IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Esri India, the country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS)...
China forms all-weather remote sensing monitoring system for all waters, islands: top aerospace authorities
China’s space technology was deeply applied in the country’s...
EU and Japan to improve Earth observation data through Copernicus
As part of a recent agreement, Japan will provide...
Indonesia deploys first student satellite through KiboCUBE programme
VIENNA - Indonesia has successfully deployed its first student...
Joshimath Crisis: ISRO Satellite Images, Reports Show How the Entire Town is at the Brink of Collapse
An eerie silence prevails over the small town of...

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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Mapping Community Resilience in Indonesia

Ushahidi released this video that highlights Ushahidi’s work in Indonesia and how we’re finding resilience in unexpected places; using the convening power of open data to connect citizens to city government; and how we are part of...

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

ADB, Japan to Help Asia Tap Space Technologies to Counter Disasters

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan are to help developing countries in Asia and the Pacific tap the latest technologies, including satellite maps, to help them prepare and respond more effectively and quickly to natural disasters.

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Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

UNDP Announces ‘5-10-50’ – New Global Programme in Support of Disaster Resilience

Sendai, March 17, 2015  – The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced work a new 10-year global programme in support of country efforts to reduce the risk of disasters.

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Esri and the United Nations Partner to Improve Global Climate Resilience

Esri and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) have formed a partnership to build more resilient communities with geospatial technology. The announcement was made at the Abu Dhabi Ascent conference on Sunday, May 4.

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Thursday, March 20th, 2014

New Field Guide Explores Open Data Innovations in Disaster Risk and Resilience

From Indonesia to Bangladesh to Nepal, community members armed with smartphones and GPS systems are contributing to some of the most extensive and versatile maps ever created, helping inform policy and better prepare their communities for disaster...

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Creating Resilient Cities Amid Urban Growth

Much has been said about the impact of rapid urbanization, particularly in Asia, where urban growth has exploded in recent years. The United Nations (UN), in fact, estimates that Asia’s urban population will reach more than 2...

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...

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Man Dies in Australian Wildfire, 27 Houses Lost

The state fire service said in a statement on Monday that 27 homes had been confirmed destroyed, adding that “this number is expected to increase as damage assessments continue.” The service said two firefighters were treated for...

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Climate Change Studies Analyse Risks and Resilience in Urban Vietnam

Three reports published today provide policymakers with concrete proposals to reduce the diverse threats that climate change poses to different communities in urban areas of Vietnam. The researchers —whose studies were supported through the Asian Cities Climate...

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Mountains, Motorbikes, and Mapping Change in Vietnam

As semi-subsistence farmers, Hmong and Yao food systems rely heavily on natural assets, in the form of favourable weather conditions and arable land, for their food production. Access to sufficient land is an emerging issue due to...

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