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UN-SPIDER Mission in Lao PDR Supports Space-based Information for Disaster Management

23 Jul 2015, PDC

Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) joined the nine-person mission team to conduct discussions with eight Lao Government Ministries, key disaster management stakeholders, and the UN. The technical session covered disaster risk reduction and emergency response, spatial data and high interoperability, awareness of technology trends, best practices, and specific needs in Lao PDR...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 2.1 [PDF, 116Kb]National and local risk assessments based on hazard data and vulnerability information are available and include risk assessments for key sectors
  • Indicator 3.1 [PDF, 105Kb]Relevant information on disasters is available and accessible at all levels, to all stakeholders (through networks, development of information sharing systems etc)

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