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Charter reaches new milestone: 500th activation

International Charter reaching a new milestone: 500th activation

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters, which was launched in the fall of th year 2000, has been activated on 01 August 2016 for the 500th time to support emergency relief efforts in Bangladesh due to extreme floods.

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International Charter reaching a new milestone: 500th activation

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International Charter and Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for earthquake in Afghanistan

Hindu Kush Region of Afghanistan struck by 7.5 earthquake on 26 October (Image: USGS).

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

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Wed, 28/10/2015 - 11:42

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International Charter activated for massive landslide in Guatemala

Landslide in Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala due to heavy rains. (Source: The Wiire.com)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based emergency maps in response to heavy rains that triggered a massive landslide in the "El Cambray 2" urban settlement in Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala. The mechanism was activated on 7 October 2015, at 02:57 (UTC+02:00) by the USGS on behalf of the National

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Wed, 07/10/2015 - 16:08

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International Charter activated for Hurricane Joaquin in Bahamas

Satellite image of Hurricane Joaquin, taken by GOES East satellite on 1 October. (Source: AFP/NOAA)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based emergency maps in response to a category four storm that passed over the Bahamas on 2nd. October, causing widespread destruction. Winds of over 130 mph, up to 600mm of rain and 3 metre storm surges have been reported.

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Wed, 07/10/2015 - 15:33

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International Charter activated for earthquake in Chile

 8.3 magnitude earthquake in Chile (Image: VICE)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based emergency maps in response to a powerful 8.3 magnitude earthquake in Chile and also caused a tsunami, which affected some parts of the coast. The mechanism was activated on 17 September 2015, at 09:37:02 (UTC+03:00) by ONEMI.

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Mon, 21/09/2015 - 22:05

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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

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Bolivia: Recommended Practice by Ukraine RSO used in International Charter activation

A Recommended Practice elaborated by UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Ukraine, was used by to create maps in a recent activation of the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters for the Plurinational State of Bolivia.

The mechanism was triggered on 25 February 2015 after heavy floods started affecting the northern part of the country. The flooding had been caused by accumulating rainfall since January, causing the River Acre to overflow.

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Bolivia: Recommended Practice by Ukraine RSO used in International Charter activation

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International Charter activated for Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

Map showing potentially damaged zones in western Tanna Island, Vanuatu (Image: UNITAR/UNOSAT)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to support response efforts in Vanutua with satellite-based maps.

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Wed, 18/03/2015 - 08:41

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International Charter activated for a volcanic eruption in Chile

Satellite image of Volcan Villarrica (Image: NASA)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for an eruption at Villarrica Volcano in southern Chile. The mechanism was activated by the National

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International Charter activated for floods in Bolivia

True-color MODIS image of Bolivia (Image: NASA)

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods in northern Bolivia after heavy rain caused the River Acre to overflow on 24 February 2015. The mechanism will provide up-to-date satellite-based information products and maps. The activation was triggered by SIFEM-DNPC on behalf of SINAGER - VIDECI. USGS will handle the project management for this activation.

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