International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

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 that struck the Santa Cruz Islands at 01:12 GMT on the same day. The international mechanisms to provide satellite information and maps after major disasters was triggered by UNITAR/UNOSAT.

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Thu, 07/02/2013 - 12:31

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UN-SPIDER Updates January 2013

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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. The mechanism was activated by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNICEF.

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Tue, 22/01/2013 - 15:02

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Tue, 01/22/2013

UN-SPIDER Updates December 2012

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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. The publication is available online on the Charter's website and covers the following topics:

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Tue, 08/01/2013 - 08:07
Tue, 01/08/2013

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

After two activations of the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" to provide satellite imagery for the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Evan, the Charter was today again activated in the context of this Cyclone; this time for Fiji.

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Tue, 18/12/2012 - 17:12

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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" to assess the damage caused by Super Typhoon Bopha that hit the island nation Palau on early morning of 3 Dec 2012.

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Typhoon Bopha: International Charter activated

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Mon, 03/12/2012 - 14:24

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8

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Mon, 12/03/2012

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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. Among the affected areas are: Somerset levels, Oxford, Tewkesbury, Darlington to York, Nene Washlands, and Nottingham. Approximately 1,800 properties have flooded since last Wednesday, while flood defences have protected more than 54,000 homes. Over 106,000 properties have been sent a flood warning.

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Fri, 30/11/2012 - 09:17
Fri, 11/30/2012

UN-SPIDER facilitates activation of Charter for Guatemala

On 7 November 2012 at 10:35 am local time, the southwestern region of Guatemala was impacted by a strong earthquake that provoked fatalities and losses. The 7.4 magnitude earthquake had its epicenter 35 kilometers south of the Port of Champerico in the Retalhuleu Department. The National Coordinating Agency for

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Tue, 13/11/2012 - 11:42
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Cameroon: Satellite imagery for floods in Logone et Chari

UN-SPIDER, upon the request of its National Focal Point in Cameroon, requested support through its network to acquire satellite imagery of the Kousseri area, Logone et Chari district, in the far North of Cameroon. The region is experiencing serious floods leaving tens of thousands of people homeless and causing heavy damages.

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Wed, 24/10/2012 - 16:41

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Wed, 10/24/2012

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