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News Extending the reach of disaster relief from fire to flood

Different disasters require different responses and, in turn, multiple technological solutions, which is a costly duplication of resources. REMSAT II, a project supported by ESA’s Telecommunications Department, has, however, successfully extended its forest fire fighting capabilities to the domain of flood relief, saving both resources and lives. See ESA website for full details.

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News type Inbrief
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Source of information ESA
Keyword(s) floods
Geographical coverage EU
News date 20/06/2006
Working language(s) ENGLISH