TANGO Humanitarian Aid Demonstration in Vietnam – 1-9 May 2009, HUE, Vietnam
UNOSAT and their partners will realize during the first week of May a real-time exercise to evaluate TANGO satellite telecommunication solutions to mitigate the consequence of next yearly monsoon season in the HUE province in Vietnam. The “Vulnerability Mapping” demonstration scenario supports the RESPOND (GMES services supporting humanitarian relief, Disaster Reduction and reconstruction - www.respond-int.org) GMES project, and focuses on preparedness operation to mitigate the effect of floods in the South East Asia. Focussing on a thematic mapping exercise in the field of vulnerability risk reduction, the scenario also includes the requirements for crisis situation, i.e. field information transmission in real-time several times a day.