Drought Potohar




Landslide Hunza


Earthquake Awaran


Earthquake Kashmir


Flood Monitoring


Flood Iraq


Landslide Afghanistan


Avalanche Gayari



SUPARCO has developed considerable expertise in application of Remote Sensing and GIS Technologies for disaster management during past few years. the Kashmir Earthquake 2005, Cyclone/Flash floods in Baluchistan in 2007, Hunza/Ataabbad Landslide in 2010, Gayari Avalanche in 2012, Awaran Earthquake 2013, Floods 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 are the major disaster events in which SUPARCO provided satellite derived information to Federal, Provincial Departments and Armed Forces. 

SUPARCO plays a very active role in providing space based information for rescue/relief activities, early recovery and rehabilitation efforts during the natural hazards. For this purpose a Space Application Center for Response in Emergency & Disasters (SACRED) has been established and this center also act as Regional Support Office (RSO) of United Nations Platform for Space Based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) in Pakistan.

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Indus IFAS

Under the patronage of UNESCO, SUPARCO and other National stakeholders initiated a project "Strategic Strengthening of Flood Warning and Management Capacity of Pakistan" during 2011. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JACA), Japan Aerospace Agency (JAXA) and International Center for Water Hazards and Risk Management (ICHARM), Japan supported this project. the key objective of this project were:

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Related Projects (Erosion Modeling, and Landcover Mapping)

SUPARCO has developed a harmonized land cover database of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is developing such data sets for other provinces. Landcover assessment are essential requirements for sustainable management of natural resources and represent a fundamental baseline to support several Government Institutions in developmental activities linked to the improved monitoring of agriculture land. This database would be  very useful in floodplain mapping and zoning.

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