Story written by Patrick Kabatha of RCMRD/SERVIR.
SERVIR-Eastern and Southern Africa has recently generated several new data products and services for a variety of purposes and geographic locations. These products and services are important to diverse users in RCMRD member states and beyond.
The RCMRD Space Challenge 2017 Awards Ceremony was held on July 7, 2017, at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) in Nairobi, Kenya.
The first hazards and vulnerability Atlas was launched on Tuesday 18th August, 2015 in Lilongwe, Malawi. The Atlas was officially launched by the Principal Secretary of Disaster Management Affairs, Malawi, in the presence of the Principal Secretary of Lands, Housing & Urban Development, Malawi, and the Principal Secretary of Defense,
On August 12 explosions occurred at a warehouse, where loads of highly toxic substances, largely sodium cyanide, were being kept at Tianjin port city. A day later, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation used eight of its satellite constellation to assess the rescue and damage operations during the emergency response.