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UN-SPIDER Updates June 2014

Issue Date: 
Tue, 01/07/2014

International Charter activated for flooding in Southern Brazil

Image of Parana River Flood Plane

On 14 June 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the Brazilian Disaster Risk Management National Centre (CENAD) in response to flooding and lands

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 17/06/2014 - 13:41
latitude: 
-25.2521
longitude: 
-52.0215

Serbia: International Charter activated due to flood events

international charter activated due to floods in Serbia

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 May due to the ongoing flood events in Serbia.

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Thu, 22/05/2014 - 11:00
latitude: 
44.9833
longitude: 
19.6167

Floods in Romania monitored by Copernicus EMS

Flood Delineation Map of Bragadiru, Romania on 20 April 2014

The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office (RSO)

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Fri, 02/05/2014 - 10:07
latitude: 
44.4325
longitude: 
26.1039

International Charter activated in Tajikistan due to landslide

False Color image of the largest river in Tajikistan

International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 15 Apri

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Thu, 17/04/2014 - 13:07
latitude: 
38.861
longitude: 
71.2761

Chile: International Charter activated because of forest fires

Satellite image of the fires around port city in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major Disaster was activated on 14 A

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 16/04/2014 - 11:18
latitude: 
-33.0456
longitude: 
-71.6204

UN-SPIDER participates in training for International Charter Space and Major Disasters

Participants of the Project Manager training course

Two UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER experts participated in the Project Manager (PM) training for the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters from 10 to 11 April in Beijing, China.

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Publishing Date: 
Sat, 12/04/2014 - 10:25
latitude: 
39.904
longitude: 
116.408

Solomon Islands: International Charter and Sentinel Asia provide maps and imagery for flood response

satellite image of flood affected areas in the Solomon islands

The International Charter: Space and Major Disaster was activated on 5 April by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UN ESCAP and UN OCHA in the Solomon Islands due to heavy rainfall which caused flash flood

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 09/04/2014 - 10:56
latitude: 
-9.43038
longitude: 
159.948

Chile: International Charter activated due to tsunami

Satellite image of flooding in Chile

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 02 April 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for the tsunami event on the northern coas

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Wed, 02/04/2014 - 14:36
latitude: 
-35.6751
longitude: 
-71.543

Heavy rain and floods in Brazil: International Charter activated

The flooding is taking place in the state of Rodonia on the border with Bolivia

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 21 March 2014 to provide satellite image products in support of the response efforts for floods in the northern regions of Braz

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 24/03/2014 - 10:13
latitude: 
-10.5599
longitude: 
-65.3809