UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

In this issue:



  • SpaceAid resource page contributes to information- and data flow after earthquake and tsunami in Japan


  • Satellite communication, a failsafe option for disaster management and emergency response
  • UNOOSA seminar at GSSF, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Training Course at Arab Naif University for Security Sciences, Riyadh, and visits with the top management of International Organizations in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Now online! Proceedings of the Fourth International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop
  • Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
  • UN-SPIDER Side Event at the Third Global Platform


  • Juan Acuña about the Chilean Space Agency and its role in disaster management


  • OGC reduces membership fees for developing nations

Project Development:

  • Regional answers to global challenges: UN-SPIDER contributes to workshop on global environmental change and water-related diseases in Uzbekistan
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