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The ASEAN workshop on 'Development of mechanisms for acquisition and utilization of space-based information during emergency response'

15-16 April 2014 (Jogyakarta, Indonesia)

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) participated in the ASEAN workshop, named "Development of mechanisms for acquisition and utilization of space-based information during emergency response" which was jointly organized by the AHA Centre, LAPAN, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER and ESCAP in Jogyakarta, Indonesia.
This workshop aimed at preparation of mechanisms for acquiring and utilizing space based information during emergency response. Following are the key objectives;

1. Identify requirements and criteria to respond to major disasters by taking effective advantage of international mechanisms that provide space-based information during emergencies
2. Leverage on UN and other initiatives for disasters that cannot be covered by international mechanisms (especially disasters at sub-national scale)
3. Strengthening preparedness for effective emergency response by identifying gaps, capacity building needs, database needs, financial needs, mapping procedures, institutional coordination and so on
4. Preparing rapid mapping products and its dissemination to the end users

At this workshop, ADRC presented latest situation regarding Emergency Observation Request of Sentinel Asia, and stressed that it's important that utilization of space technology should be integrated into Post-HFA.

(2014/4/28 18:30)

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