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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
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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

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 Tropical Storm Haiyan made landfall on early Monday morning bringing concerns whether it w

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 14:01
latitude: 
14.0583
longitude: 
108.277

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

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Fri, 25/10/2013 - 10:40
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48.8482
longitude: 
2.30443

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.

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Mon, 16/09/2013 - 16:42
latitude: 
40.015
longitude: 
-105.271

ROSCOSMOS: International Charter welcomes newest member

On 31 August 2013, the Russian Federal Space Agency ROSCOSMOS formally joined the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters, an international mechanism to provide space-based information for

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 09/09/2013 - 10:02
latitude: 
55.7558
longitude: 
37.6173

Pakistan: International Charter activated for widespread flooding

 Flooding in the Punjab and Sindh Province's of Pakistan

On 22 August 2013, UNITAR/UNOSAT requested the activation of the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters to support Pakistan in its emergency response to the widespread flooding that is af

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Thu, 22/08/2013 - 14:36
latitude: 
30.3753
longitude: 
69.3451