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International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

International Charter: March 2013 Newsletter available

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

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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
latitude: 
-21.7489
longitude: 
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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Thu, 07/02/2013 - 12:31
latitude: 
-18.6462
longitude: 
79.9623

UN-SPIDER Updates January 2013

Issue Date: 
Mon, 04/02/2013

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International Charter activated for floods in Mozambique

On 21 January, 2013 the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated to obtain satellite-derived maps for torrential rains and high winds in Mozambique.

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Tue, 22/01/2013 - 15:02

UN-SPIDER Updates December 2012

Issue Date: 
Tue, 08/01/2013

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International Charter: December Newsletter now available

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" published the fourth issue of their newsletter.

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Tue, 08/01/2013 - 08:07

Fiji: International Charter again activated in the context of Cyclone Evan

After two activations of the International Charter "Space and Major

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Tue, 18/12/2012 - 17:12
latitude: 
-17.7134
longitude: 
178.065

Typhoon Bopha: UN-SPIDER facilitates acquisition of satellite data

Based on a communication with the Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Pacific Office, UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER today requested the activation of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters

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Mon, 03/12/2012 - 14:24
latitude: 
7.51498
longitude: 
134.583

International Charter activated for Flood in England

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 27 November 2012 by the Environment Agency of England and Wales, after widespread floods had hit a number of regions

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Fri, 30/11/2012 - 09:17