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International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

UK: International Charter activation due to ongoing struggle with floods

satellite image of snow covered UK

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated for the third time in the last three months for flood events in the United Kingdom.

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Thu, 06/02/2014 - 16:17
latitude: 
52.3555
longitude: 
-1.17432

Vietnam: International Charter activated due to Typhoon Haiyan

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter was activated for Vietnam

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for Vietnam, where Tropical Storm Haiyan made landfall on early Monday morning bringing concerns whether it w

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 14:01
latitude: 
14.0583
longitude: 
108.277

The Philippines: International Charter activated due to Typhoon

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter was activated

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated, as requested by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to the landfall made by super Typhoon Haiyan over the

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Fri, 08/11/2013 - 15:06
latitude: 
10.63
longitude: 
124.951

Indonesia: International Charter activated after volcanic eruption

Activation of the International Charter

On 03 November 2013, the Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra erupted for the third time in three months, causing an ash plume 7 km high.

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Wed, 06/11/2013 - 16:07
latitude: 
3.17111
longitude: 
98.3903

Senegal: International Charter activated due to floods in Dakar

Senegal's rainy season this year has led to flooding

Due to flooding in Dakar caused by heavy rains, on 25 August 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to support Senegal with its flood response efforts.

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Fri, 30/08/2013 - 10:03
latitude: 
14.7645
longitude: 
-17.366

Philippines: International Charter activated for effects of tropical storm

The province of Manila has been declared in state of calamity

On 19 August 2013, the activation of the International Charter has been requested by the Asia Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC) to provide satellite products of the capital city of the Philippines,

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Mon, 19/08/2013 - 15:56
latitude: 
31.8361
longitude: 
77.1699

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

UN-SPIDER Updates July 2013

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Mon, 05/08/2013