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Using space-based technologies to improve disaster management and provide data for DRR

 by NASA

First images of the NASA-JAXA global rain and snowfall satellite

25 Mar 2014, NASA, United States of America - gov

'All this new information comes together to help us better understand how fresh water moves through Earth's system and contributes to things like floods and droughts,' said Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory project scientist Gail Skofronick-Jackson...


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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