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International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

China: International Charter activated for severe floods

Flooding in these areas is likely to continue

On 16 August 2013, the China Meteorological Administration requested to activate the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters, after rain-triggered flooding had destroyed many roads and pow

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Mon, 19/08/2013 - 10:42
latitude: 
45.7423
longitude: 
126.662

Sudan: International Charter activated due to floods

 Heavy rain and floods in Sudan

Due to heavy rain and floods in Sudan, the International Charter was activated on 6 August 2013 in order to aid and support emergency responders in the country with space-based information.

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Tue, 06/08/2013 - 17:33
latitude: 
12.8628
longitude: 
30.2176

Myanmar: International Charter activated for floods

2 August 2013, the International Charter was activated

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

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Mon, 05/08/2013 - 16:15
latitude: 
16.9459
longitude: 
97.9593

UN-SPIDER Updates July 2013

Issue Date: 
Mon, 05/08/2013

Japan: International Charter activated for floods

Satellite sees Japan

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

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 30/07/2013 - 08:16
latitude: 
36.2048
longitude: 
138.253

International Charter issues new Newsletter

The Newsletter provides information about recent facts

With the aim of providing information on recent Charter activations, news, events and related activity, the "International Charter: Space and Major Disasters" has issued its latest newsl

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Fri, 26/07/2013 - 12:55

ESA's Earth from Space: Special Edition on International Charter

ESA's Earth from Space web-TV programme has issued a special edition on the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters".

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Thu, 25/07/2013 - 16:30

China: International Charter activated for two earthquakes

Earthquakes strike China

The "International Charter: Space and Major Disasters" has been activated once more for China when on the morning of 22 July 2013 Gansu Province was hit by two earthquakes with a magn

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 23/07/2013 - 09:28
latitude: 
36.0594
longitude: 
103.826

Canada: International Charter activated for oil spill

Oil spill and oil fire followed a train derailing in Lac-Mégantic

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 8 July 2013 to provide satellite imagery for the train derailment and consecutive oil spill and oil fire in Lac-Mégantic

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 09/07/2013 - 11:42
latitude: 
45.5801
longitude: 
-70.8881

UN-SPIDER Updates June 2013

Issue Date: 
Fri, 05/07/2013