• PhilSA shows journalists extent of Mindoro oil spill as captured by satellite images

  • Posted on PhilSA news on 29 March 2023
    Following the oil spill caused by the sinking of the MT Princess Empress vessel on 28 February 2023 off the coast of Oriental Mindoro, the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) produced maps showing the possible oil spill extent derived from satellite images.   
  • PhilSA joins Asia-Pacific initiative to provide satellite data for DRRM activities

  • Posted on PhilSA news on 2 March 2023
    On 24 January 2023, the Philippine Space Agency (PhilSA) was accepted as a Data Provider Node (DPN) member of Sentinel Asia.
    Sentinel Asia is an international initiative by the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF) that supports disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM) activities in the Asia-Pacific region using space technology and Web-GIS. It works to enhance disaster preparedness and post-disaster recovery through the sharing of Earth observation technologies with near-real-time internet dissemination methods to improve safety and minimize the number of victims and social/economic losses resulting from disasters.
  • NTU scientists create proxy maps of damage from Turkey-Syria quake to guide rescue work

  • Posted on THE STRAITSTIMES, Singapore on 20 February 2023
    SINGAPORE - A few hours after a deadly earthquake devastated Turkey and Syria earlier in February, a team from Nanyang Technological University’s Earth Observatory of Singapore (EOS) began to build maps showing the extent of the damage in the afflicted regions.
  • Earthquake in Turkey and Syria: How Satellites Can Help Rescue Efforts

  • Posted on BRINK News on 14 February 2023
    In disasters like the 7.8 magnitude earthquake and 7.5-magnitude aftershock that struck Syria and Turkey on February 6, 2023, international cooperation on satellite imaging plays a crucial role in the rescue and recovery efforts.
  • Images from Taiwan satellite aid in Turkey earthquake relief

  • Posted on Focus Taiwan on 12 February 2023
    Taipei Feb. 12 (CNA) Taiwan's Formosa Satellite 5 (Formosat-5) has been providing satellite imagery to assist disaster relief work in Turkey following a deadly magnitude 7.8 earthquake in that country last Monday, with its latest orbital rotation scheduled for Feb. 13.
  • Earthquake in Indonesia in September 2018

  • Broadcasted by Euronews on 22 February 2019
    Dr.Shiro Kawakita of JAXA has been interviewed on disaster management by JAXA's satellite from the euronews, and Dr. Kawakita explained Sentinel Asia's efforts on earthquake in Indonesia in September 2018.
    On 22 February 2019, it was broadcast on the euronews and released on its website.