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International Charter activation for earthquake in Indonesia

Logo of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters"

The International Charter “Space and Major Disasters” has been activated on 6 August after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the island of Lombok, Indonesia.

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Tue, 07/08/2018 - 11:58

Charter activated for earthquake in Indonesia

Satellite image of Indonesia's islands. Image: courtesy of ESA

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 7 December 2016 due to a 6.5 earthquake in Indonesia. The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) on behalf of LAPAN requested the activation. The most affected area was the Pidie Jaya district where damage was reported in approximately 250 buildings leaving several thousand people homeless.

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Fri, 09/12/2016 - 04:15

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International Charter activated for floods in Bangladesh

NASA satellite Image of Bangladesh's physical features

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based 

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Tue, 08/09/2015 - 13:52

ADRC: Regional Support Office activities in 2015

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) has been a UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO) since 2009. In 2015, the ADRC will continue to promote and support the use of space-based information for disaster risk reduction in its role as a UN-SPIDER RSO.

In doing do, ADRC will continue to participate in the Sentinel Asia project. 

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Thu, 29/01/2015 - 11:09

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Sri Lanka: International Charter activated for landslide

Sri Lanka seen from space (Image: ESA)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 30 October 2014 to provide satellite-based emergency maps in the context of a massive landslide in Sri Lanka.

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Fri, 31/10/2014 - 14:00

ADRC: Following up on DRR policy peer review project

Proba's view of the Maldives

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office located in Japan, the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC), initiated the DRR Policy Peer Review project back in 2009 with the aim of developing Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) capacities among its members by sharing information.

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Fri, 24/01/2014 - 14:32

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Asian Disaster Reduction Center publishes Natural Disasters Data Book 2012

The Asian Disaster Reduction Center, one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices, has published the Natural Disasters Data Book 2012. The document provides the statistical perspectives in figures and tables for 2012 as well as for the period 1983-2012 based on data obtained by EM-DAT.

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Fri, 20/12/2013 - 14:47

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Vietnam: International Charter activated for Typhoon Nari

Envisat image of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 18 October 2013 in order to provide space-based information supporting storm and flood response efforts in Vietnam.

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Mon, 21/10/2013 - 09:31

March 2012 Updates

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Tue, 10/04/2012
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The UN-SPIDER March 2012 Updates contain the following topics:

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February 2012 Updates

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Mon, 05/03/2012
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