Satellite Earth Observations in Support of Disaster Risk Reduction

European Space Agency (ESA)

This report explores how satellite EO can contribute to the main challenges of disaster risk reduction, across a range of different countries and addressing varying capacity and infrastructure. It also highlights some of the main capabilities of satellite EO, their applications, and the challenges we face in converting information collected in space to knowledge of value to societal challenges, delivered in a timely way to users at all levels of government here on Earth.

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