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International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

Germany: International Charter activated for Floods

Floods in Saxony in 2008

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for Germany in order to provide current satellite information for the floods in Saxony and Bavaria.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 03/06/2013 - 14:08
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48.5667
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13.4319

UN-SPIDER Updates April 2013

Issue Date: 
Mon, 06/05/2013

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Nigeria: Project Managers Training for the International Charter

Participants of the Project Managers Training

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office (RSO) in Nigeria participated in a Project Managers Training for the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Mon, 29/04/2013 - 09:26
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9.06667
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7.48333

International Charter: Satellite imagery for China earthquake

Destructions by the 2008 earthquake in the Sichuan province.

On Saturday, 20 April 2013, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Lushan County of Sichuan province, South-West China, at 08:02am (UTC).

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Wed, 24/04/2013 - 10:26
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23.7277
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114.255

Satellite Images for Emergencies: DLR to chair International Charter

DLR Space Administration

Bureaucracy-free assistance in the event of an emergency – this is the aim of the 15 space agencies united within the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 16/04/2013 - 12:02
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48.0873
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11.2794

International Charter: Geographic tool to track activations

Screenshot of the Charter Geographic Tool

The “Charter Geographic Tool” was developed by the Charter member CNES (French National Centre for Space Studies) in order to establish a comprehensive record of all images acquired by

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 03/04/2013 - 10:30

International Charter: March 2013 Newsletter available

Cover Page Newsletter

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" published the March 2013 issue of their Newsletter,

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 02/04/2013 - 11:34

International Charter activated for Cyclone in Madagascar

Cyclone Haruna over Madagascar seen by NASA’s Aqua satellite.

On 23 February 2013, the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated to provide satellite imagery and maps for responders to Cyclone Haruna.

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Mon, 25/02/2013 - 11:17
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-21.7489
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43.3631

International Charter activated for earthquake and tsunami off Solomon Islands

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 6 February for the 0.8 magnitude earthquake that took place off the coast of Solomon Islands and the subsequent 0.9 m tsunami

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 07/02/2013 - 12:31
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-18.6462
longitude: 
79.9623

UN-SPIDER Updates January 2013

Issue Date: 
Mon, 04/02/2013

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