Nov 05, 2014

UN-SPIDER at a glance

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UN-SPIDER works with partners on Earth observation for disaster risk reduction
UN-SPIDER participates in 3rd High Level Forum of UN Committee of Experts on Geospatial Information
UNGA Fourth Committee discusses UN-SPIDER programme
Bhutan: Project for stronger disaster response and recovery preparedness

Data application of the month

October Data application of the month: Measuring soil moisture

News from our Regional Support Offices

SUPARCO: Best Practices for flood management in Pakistan
Colombia: IGAC holds workshop on remote sensing for floods and landslides
Iran: ISA announces the launch of three remote sensing satellites into space

News from our Community

UN observes International Day for Disaster Reduction
International Charter activated four times in October 2014
International Charter: Space and Major Disasters – 2013 Report now available
World Disaster Report 2014 launched by Red Cross Red Crescent
ESA announces the beginning of Sentinel-1A operational life
World Risk Report 2014 published
Access to satellite imagery: Launch of Skybox for Good programme
JAXA: End of mission for PR rainfall observation radar on TRMM
Access to satellite imagery: Launch of Skybox for Good programme
Weather forecasting: Second generation MetOp satellites to be developed
China plans to build comprehensive earth observation system
New NASA instrument for rapid hurricane response and marine forecasting

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