UN-SPIDER / ASAL / ZFL workshop organized in Algeria
In recent years, Algeria and other parts of Northern Africa, Europe, Asia, and America have been impacted by forest fires. Unfortunately, in July 2023, severe forest fires again impacted several regions of Algeria, killing around 30 people, including firefighting officers and injuring others.
Registration now open: UN-SPIDER Bonn International Conference 2024
Registration now open: UN-SPIDER Bonn International Conference on Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management - "Early Warnings for All"
In response to the escalating threats posed by natural and man-made disasters worldwide, the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) through its Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) and the Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces at the University of Bonn (ZFL) are convening the UN-SPIDER Bonn International Conference.
This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Space in Africa and Planet are co-hosting a webinar with the theme “Utilising Earth Observation for Digital & Sustainability Transformation,” scheduled for Thursday, November 23, 2023. This webinar aims to bring together a diverse audience, including industry professionals, stakeholders, entrepreneurs, national space agencies, NewSpace companies, academia, multilateral organisations, and the general public, to explore the potential of Earth Observation (EO) technologies in driving sustainability initiatives and solutions in Africa.
his webinar aims to bring together a diverse audience, including industry professionals, stakeholders, entrepreneurs, national space agencies, NewSpace companies, academia, multilateral organisations, and the general public
RiskChanges: Open-Source Tool for Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment and Management
In the aftermath of the September 2023 Derna flood disaster in Libya, a number of different tools allowed rapid assessment of the situation to facilitate the response and reduce further risks. An open-source tool that has been used is “RiskChanges”, a resource for effective multi-hazard risk assessment and management.