International Charter

International Charter: New newsletter published

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

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Mon, 03/03/2014 - 09:45
Mon, 03/03/2014

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, the Asian Disaster Reduction Center, in order to provide satellite-based

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Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:17

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Mon, 02/17/2014

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

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Wed, 01/22/2014

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. One person has been reported killed and more than 300 properties flooded so far.

Flooding is expected alongside the big rivers – Thames, Severn and Stour. Roads and train services have been disrupted.

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Tue, 07/01/2014 - 11:23

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Tue, 01/07/2014

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

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Thu, 02/01/2014 - 15:03

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Thu, 01/02/2014

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. Since 12 December, a winter storm, Alexa, has struck the Middle East causing days of snow and heavy rain. The, reportedly, worst storm of the region in over sixty years, has resulted in flooding in the Gaza Strip that has forced the evacuation of over 5000 people.

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Wed, 18/12/2013 - 09:01

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Wed, 12/18/2013

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

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Mon, 02/12/2013 - 13:11

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Mon, 12/02/2013

Vietnam: International Charter activated due to Typhoon Haiyan

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter was activated for Vietnam

On 10 November 2013, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for Vietnam, where

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 14:01

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Mon, 11/11/2013

Annual Report of International Charter Space and Major Disasters published

Flood map for N'Djamena, Chad

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has launched its 2012 Annual Report describing the Charter's activities throughout 2012.

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Fri, 25/10/2013 - 10:40

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Fri, 10/25/2013

International Charter activated for floods in Colorado, USA

Western and Midwest USA seen from space on 15 September 2013 (Aqua/Terra MODIS d

On Friday, 13 September 2013, the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated for the ongoing heavy floods in the US state of Colorado. The mechanism to provide up to date satellite imagery was activated by USGS on behalf of National Guard Bureau/State of Colorado. USGS will also do the project management for this activation.

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Mon, 16/09/2013 - 16:42

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Mon, 09/16/2013

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