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International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

International Charter strengthens its contribution to disaster management worldwide

Building on a decade of success in making satellite data available to users for disaster response, the International Charter is now opening its doors even wider.

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Wed, 19/09/2012 - 17:54

The International Charter activated for India and Ecuador

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for a floods and landslides in India and fires in Ecuador.

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Tue, 18/09/2012 - 09:51

UN-SPIDER partners support coordination for earthquake in China

Multiple earthquakes, with the strongest two measuring 5.7 and 5.6 on the Richter scale, struck the mountainous rural regions of Yunnan and Guizhou, in the Yiliang and Weining counties in southwest

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Mon, 10/09/2012 - 11:08

International Charter activated for floods in Cameroon

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods on Thursday 6 September 2012 in the region of Maga, Mayo-Danay, Cameroon.

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Fri, 07/09/2012 - 16:19

Algeria: Maps of summer 2012 wildfires available

The maps requested via the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters regarding the wildfires that ravaged north Algerian forests during summer 2012, are now available on the

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Thu, 06/09/2012 - 17:08

UN-SPIDER August 2012 Updates

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Tue, 04/09/2012
UN-SPIDER Updates August 2012

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UN-SPIDER at a glance

International Charter activated for floods in USA

Hurricane Isaac at Night

On 31 August 2012, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters on behalf of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 08:42

International Charter activated for floods in three Western African countries

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated three times in the past two days to provide satellite imagery and maps regarding floods in Niger, Senegal and Nigeria.

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Wed, 29/08/2012 - 16:16

International Charter activated for floods in Senegal

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on Sunday 26 of August 2012 in the region of Diourbel, Senegal.

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Tue, 28/08/2012 - 09:24

International Charter activated for Russian floods

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on Wednesday 22nd of August in Russia's Black Sea region. The Charter was activated by USGS on behalf of ROSCOSMOS / EMERCOM.

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Fri, 24/08/2012 - 13:45