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Solomon Islands: International Charter and Sentinel Asia provide maps and imagery for flood response

satellite image of flood affected areas in the Solomon islands

The International Charter: Space and Major Disaster was activated on 5 April by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UN ESCAP and UN OCHA in the Solomon Islands due to heavy rainfall which caused flash flood

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Wed, 09/04/2014 - 10:56
latitude: 
-9.43038
longitude: 
159.948

Chile: International Charter activated due to tsunami

Satellite image of flooding in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 02 April 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for the tsunami event on the northern coas

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Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:36
latitude: 
-35.6751
longitude: 
-71.543

Heavy rain and floods in Brazil: International Charter activated

The flooding is taking place in the state of Rodonia on the border with Bolivia

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 March 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for floods in the northern regions of Braz

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Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:13
latitude: 
-10.5599
longitude: 
-65.3809

International Charter: New newsletter published

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has issued its 8th

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Mon, 03/03/2014 - 09:45

Indonesia: International Charter activated due to volcano eruption

Satellite image of volcano eruption

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated in Indonesia on 13 February by one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices,

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Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:17
latitude: 
-7.935
longitude: 
112.314

International Charter activated for floods in Peru

MODIS real color image of the floodings in Peru, caught by Aqua satellite

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 January 2014 for the flood event in Huancavelica, Peru.

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Wed, 22/01/2014 - 14:31
latitude: 
-12.7862
longitude: 
-74.9764

International Charter activated for floods in the UK

River Thames by Wallingford, Oxfordshire flooded

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated because of ongoing heavy storms have caused flooding across the UK.

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Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:23
latitude: 
51.5001
longitude: 
-0.125656

International Charter activated for Ocean Storm in La Réunion

Tropical Cyclone Bejisa is expected to make landfall on La Réunion on 2 December

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated to provide satellite imagery products to support emergency response to Tropical Cyclone Bejisa.

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Thu, 02/01/2014 - 15:03
latitude: 
-21.1151
longitude: 
55.5364

Gaza Strip: International Charter activated due to flood and storm

Satellite image shows the snow storm over the Gaza strip that caused floodings

On 17 December 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated, as requested by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to flood and a storm in Gaza Strip.

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Wed, 18/12/2013 - 09:01
latitude: 
31.3547
longitude: 
34.3088

Romania: Towards a Satellite-based Operational Emergency Service

The GEODIM platform provides value-added geoinformation

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Romania, hosted by the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), is currently implementing an updated version of the National Emergency Service in the framework of th

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Mon, 02/12/2013 - 13:11
latitude: 
44.4325
longitude: 
26.1039