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.
Due to floods on Oman, USGS on behalf of National Civil Defense and Ambulance General Authority of Oman requested the activation of the International Charter Space and Major Disasters for 22 Novemb
From 27-31 October 2013, the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office organized a capacity building programme in Beijing, China to strengthen the capacity of the countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
On 2 August 2013, the International Charter was activated by request of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) on beha
Due to unprecedented rainfall in Japan, the Asia Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) has activated the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" on 29 July 2013, in order to deal wit
The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in the context of Hurricane Sandy - the largest Atlantic tropical storm system on record.
UN-SPIDER, upon the request of its National Focal Point in Cameroon, requested support through its network to acquire satellite imagery of the Kousseri area, Logone et Chari district, in the fa
The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated twice last week to provide space data for floods in South Sudan and Nigeria.
On 18 September 2012, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods in Pakistan.
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