International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

Burundi: International Charter activated due to floods and landslides

Lake Tanganyika from space

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated yesterday, on request of UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, in order to provide satellite-based maps of floods and landslides in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi.

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Wed, 12/02/2014 - 11:11

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Wed, 02/12/2014

South Korea: International Charter activated for severe snowfall

True color image of heavy snowfall in South Korea

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated today, following the request from the National Institute for

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Mon, 10/02/2014 - 14:51

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Mon, 02/10/2014

Zimbabwe: International Charter activated for floods

Satellite image of Zimbabwe, taken by Envisat

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated on 7 February following the request of UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of OCHA Zimbabwe. The activation was due to flash floods caused by heavy rain.

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Fri, 07/02/2014 - 15:48

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Fri, 02/07/2014

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

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Thu, 02/06/2014

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

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 14:01

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Mon, 11/11/2013

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 central Philippines at 04:40, local time.

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Fri, 08/11/2013 - 15:06

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Fri, 11/08/2013

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

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Wed, 11/06/2013

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

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Fri, 08/30/2013

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

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Mon, 19/08/2013 - 15:56

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Mon, 08/19/2013

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 power facilities, affecting more than 2 million people in the provinces of Heilongjiang and Jilin as well as the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

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Mon, 19/08/2013 - 10:42

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46

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127
Mon, 08/19/2013

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