The UK has been heavily affected by floods for months with peaks in February affecting thousands of people and companies.
The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated because of ongoing heavy storms have caused flooding across the UK.
On 4 December 2013, the International Charter “Space and Major Disasters” was activated, as requested by CCS, due to flood risk in the eastern coast of the United Kingdom.
The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 27 November 2012 by the Environment Agency of England and Wales, after widespread floods had hit a number of regions
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