International Charter

China: International Charter activated for Earthquake in Yunnan Province

Earthquakes in 2009, the Yunnan province is an area prone to earthquakes

On 3 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the National

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UN-SPIDER Updates July 2014

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Mon, 04/08/2014
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Typhoon Rammasun: International Charter activated for China and Viet Nam

Satellite view of Typhoon Rammasun while passing over China on 17 July 2014

On 18 and 19 July 2014, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in order to provide satellite-based maps on the impact of Typhoon Rammasun in the Chinese province of Hainan and

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Wed, 23/07/2014 - 11:34

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UN-SPIDER Updates June 2014

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Tue, 01/07/2014
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International Charter activated for flooding in Southern Brazil

Image of Parana River Flood Plane

On 14 June 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian

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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 13:41

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Serbia: International Charter activated due to flood events

international charter activated due to floods in Serbia

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 May due to the ongoing flood events in Serbia. The activation was requested by the Russian Space Agency ROSCOSMOS and by our Regional Support Office in Russia - the Russian Agency for Support and Coordination of Russian Participation in International Humanitarian Operations (EMERCOM).

Heavy rain fall during three days, from 14 to 16 May 2014, caused the worst flooding event in the area in over a century. Authorities reported 17 people were killed and over 25,000 were evacuated.

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Floods in Romania monitored by Copernicus EMS

Flood Delineation Map of Bragadiru, Romania on 20 April 2014

The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO) in Romania, provided support to the General Inspectorate for

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International Charter activated in Tajikistan due to landslide

False Color image of the largest river in Tajikistan

International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 15 April 2014 on the request of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office the Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC) on behalf of the Committee of

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Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:07

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Chile: International Charter activated because of forest fires

Satellite image of the fires around port city in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major

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UN-SPIDER participates in training for International Charter Space and Major Disasters

Participants of the Project Manager training course

Two UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER experts participated in the Project Manager (PM) training for the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters from 10 to 11 April in Beijing, China.

The PM training is one of the most important efforts to improve the effective operation of the Charter mechanism. The aim of the training was to provide a deeper understanding of the whole process of coordinating Charter activations to effectively take advantage of this mechanism during emergencies.

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Sat, 12/04/2014 - 10:25

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