GIS and mapping

GIS and mapping

Geographic information systems, hazard exposure mapping, vulnerability mapping, risk mapping.

UNOSAT experts delivered a series of tailored training in November and December 2022 in 3 countries of the Pacific: Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, and Fiji. Building upon past activities, these sessions aimed to enhance GIS capacity for Climate Resilience.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research
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2022
These flood hazard atlases of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal were prepared using satellite remote sensing data.
National Disaster Management Authority (India)
After years of promising, Cal Fire has released new, updated maps to help residents determine if they live in a risky wildfire area.
capradio
Following the devastating floods which occurred in Pakistan starting from June 2022, several European specialised Earth Observation providers took part in disaster assessment efforts to assist the Asian Development Bank (ADB) with the support of ESA.
European Space Agency
Man walking barefoot in a flooded street in Wilsele, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium (2021)
Flood risks affect almost 2 billion people worldwide. Climate change and unplanned urbanization will further increase these risks.
World Bank, the
MapAction’s, in partnership with ADRRN, will lead a session to support how people use geospatial data in emergencies as part of Regional Humanitarian Partnership Week in Bangkok on 14 December.
MapAction
Miami
Among the tools included as part of CAMP is the newest iteration of CCE’s Miami Affordability Project (MAP), which offers users a powerful, data-driven mapping tool to identify areas of need for affordable housing and environmental justice investment.
EurekAlert
Quantitative flood hazard assessment methods: A review
2022
This article presents a systematic review of quantitative methods proposed in the scientific literature or prescribed by government authorities to assess the hazard associated with natural or anthropic flooding.
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)