January 2011


  • Version 1.0 of the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal released
  • Meeting at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN in Vienna: Enhancing global cooperation in satellite-based emergency mapping
  • UN-SPIDER at ENHANS International Workshop “Extreme Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk in Africa”
  • 3D-UDOP Geo-viewer to enhance situational awareness concerning seismic risk in Guatemala
  • UN-SPIDER contributes to the 17th GEO UIC Meeting

Community News

  • Pakistan’s SUPARCO preparing maps in the aftermath of the January earthquake
  • Sentinel Asia contributed to relief efforts in four regions affected by floods
  • International Charter activated for floods in Australia, Brazil and Mozambique, and earthquake in Pakistan
  • SAFER supporting response to floods in Belgium and Germany
  • TerraLook Version 2.0 (Beta) software released
  • Satellite data to improve flood forecasting
  • Developing disaster management capacity with Earth Observation
  • European Centre of Excellence in Earth Observation research training
  • UN: Mobile tech, web services to aid in disaster relief

Conferences and Workshops supported by UN-SPIDER

  • Gi4DM 2011 – GeoInformation for Disaster Management; Antalya, Turkey, 3-8 May 2011


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