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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Space-based Assets For Disaster Management

The use of the Indian Space Research Organisation's [ISRO] assets in Space to help efforts to save precious lives during disasters.

In keeping with their vision to leverage the use of Space technology to benefit the nation, one of ISRO's initiatives has been 'Disaster Management Support [DMS] programme'. Making available incident-specific information to the relevant authorities in a timely manner to enable them to take corrective measures.


This brochure it released recently gives a good overview of the org's contribution in managing calamities. To be viewed in conjunction with this earlier post.



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