International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

International Charter: DLR delivers satellite images for Indian flood assistance

Uttarakhand under water

Following severe flooding in northern India and Nepal, the Indian government activated the 'International Charter Space and Major Disasters' on 19 June 2013 at 10:30.

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Fri, 28/06/2013 - 11:40

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UN-SPIDER Updates May 2013

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. Torrential rainfall in the South of Germany had caused rapid increase of river levels over the weekend.

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Mon, 03/06/2013 - 14:08

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UN-SPIDER Updates April 2013

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. The project managers’ training was conducted from 8th to 10th April 2013.

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Mon, 29/04/2013 - 09:26

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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). Multiple aftershocks were felt in the area increasing fears of landslides.

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Wed, 24/04/2013 - 10:26

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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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Tue, 16/04/2013 - 12:02

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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 the Charter members in

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

International Charter: March 2013 Newsletter available

Cover Page Newsletter

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" published the March 2013 issue of their Newsletter, which is available online.

The issue highlights among other topics the presentation of the International Charter's Universal Access initiative during the 2013 session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) organized by UNOOSA.

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

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. Haruna had had struck southwest Madagascar on Friday 22 February 2013. The Cyclone had made landfall as a Category 2 storm with wind speeds of up to 105 mph.

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Mon, 25/02/2013 - 11:17

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