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International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

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

International Charter activated for Fires in Algeria

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 13 August 2012 to provide satellite imagery for the forest fires that have been ravaging the north of Algeria since June.

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Fri, 17/08/2012 - 08:49
latitude: 
35.7002
longitude: 
4.54503

UNOOSA activates International Charter for Earthquake in Iran

Iran Earthquake

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER has activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disaster to provide satellite imagery for the two strong earthquakes that occurred in Iran on 11 August 2012.

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 18:22
latitude: 
38.322
longitude: 
46.888

International Charter activated for Floods in Philippines

On 8 August 2012, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to provide satellite-based data for the recent floods in Philippines.

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Wed, 08/08/2012 - 13:35

UN-SPIDER July 2012 Updates

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Tue, 31/07/2012

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International Charter activated for floods in Russia

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 10 July 2012 by the US Geological Survey (USGS) on behalf of ROSCOSMOS/EMERCOM for the torrential flooding of Krasnodar region,

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Wed, 11/07/2012 - 08:35

Eumetsat joins the International Charter

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites – Eumetsat – formally became the newest member of the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ on 5 July.

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Fri, 06/07/2012 - 16:20

International Charter activated for floods in India

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 29 June

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Mon, 02/07/2012 - 08:16
latitude: 
25.6291
longitude: 
89.8887

International Charter activated for floods in Canada

On Saturday, heavy rains fell in B.C's Shuswap region, where more than 340 people were ordered out of their homes into the community of Sicamous area in Vancouver, Canada.

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Mon, 25/06/2012 - 17:01
latitude: 
50.7857
longitude: 
-119.711