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From the research stage to full operation – The Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information (ZKI) is now on call around the clock.
Harald Mehl, Head of Unit - Civil Crisis Information and Geo Risk, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Up-to-date geodata is essential if rescue services are to reach the disaster-struck regions and provide help as fast as possible.
After the severe earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ was activated on the morning of the 11 March 2011.
Satellite imagery may serve as a source of information in all phases throughout the disaster cycle.
Following the devastating earthquake on Haiti, relief organisations require rapid, reliable and meaningful information on the local situation, the state of the infrastructure and the extent of the
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