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Omicron map: this interactive map shows where the COVID-19 variant has spread so far
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China Launches New Satellite For Earth Observation
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Ouster Expands to Japan and South Korea to Support Growing Demand for High-Resolution Digital Lidar Sensors
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New Zealand’s Counties Energy Partners with GE Digital for its Digital Utility Transformation
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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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Dubai Airshow 2021: Israeli companies offer space systems, UAVs to the Middle East
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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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