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International Charter activated for floods in USA

Hurricane Isaac at Night

On 31 August 2012, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters on behalf of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 08:42

IGAC researches application of satellite imagery for flooded areas

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, conducted a case study to identify flooded areas in Colombia during the maximum rainfall pe

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 07:54

International Charter activated for floods in three Western African countries

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated three times in the past two days to provide satellite imagery and maps regarding floods in Niger, Senegal and Nigeria.

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Wed, 29/08/2012 - 16:16

International Charter activated for floods in Senegal

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on Sunday 26 of August 2012 in the region of Diourbel, Senegal.

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Tue, 28/08/2012 - 09:24

Myanmar Fire Service Department

Fire is the most frequent disaster in Myanmar as on average approximately 900 cases are reported every year in Myanmar.

Crowdsourcing community responds to Philippine floods

Google's Crisis Response Team launched a resource page for the emergency management of floods in Manila, Philippines.

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Fri, 10/08/2012 - 08:58

Caribbean: Flood Risk Reduction System Developed

The member states of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) now have a model flood risk reduction system in place, which can contribute to protecting the lives and property of p

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Thu, 19/07/2012 - 16:45

Climate change may lead to more violent thunderstorms

Researchers are working to identify exactly how a changing climate will impact specific elements of weather, such as clouds, rainfall, and lightning.

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Wed, 11/07/2012 - 09:14

International Charter activated for floods in Russia

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 10 July 2012 by the US Geological Survey (USGS) on behalf of ROSCOSMOS/EMERCOM for the torrential flooding of Krasnodar region,

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Wed, 11/07/2012 - 08:35

International Charter activated for floods in India

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on 29 June

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Mon, 02/07/2012 - 08:16
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