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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

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

The Philippines: International Charter activated due to Typhoon

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter was activated

On November 8, 2013 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated, as requested by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, due to the landfall made by super Typhoon Haiyan over the

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 08/11/2013 - 15:06
latitude: 
10.63
longitude: 
124.951

UNITAR/UNOSAT and Google aim to provide map data for improved disaster and humanitarian response

After years of successful collaboration, UNITAR/UNOSAT (the operational satellite applications programme of UNITAR) and Google have strengthened their collaboration by signing an agreement that wil

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 18/07/2011 - 10:49
latitude: 
46.2132
longitude: 
6.11137