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UN-SPIDER strengthens Universal Access to the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters

On 16 October, Luc St-Pierre, Coordinator of UN-SPIDER, presented via teleconference the 2014 report of activities of UNOOSA in support to the 

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Mon, 20/10/2014 - 13:20

Floods in France: International Charter activated

Situation Map - Saint-Laurent-le-Minier, Gard, France

Several people have died after torrential rains and subsequent floods in southern France on 17 and 18 September 2014.

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Fri, 19/09/2014 - 09:57
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43.5971
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3.0849

Floods in Pakistan: International Charter activated

MODIS captured this image

Following heavy floods and landslides in Pakistan's Punjab and Kashmir provinces, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated to provide satellite-based disaster maps.

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Mon, 15/09/2014 - 13:44
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31.1328
longitude: 
73.8083

DMCii upgrades its data centre

Satellite image from DMCii's UK-DMC 2 satellite tracking a locust plague

The satellite imagery provider DMC International Imaging (DMCii) has upgraded its data centre now hosting satellite data covering five billion square kilometres; that is ten times the Earth's s

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Mon, 08/09/2014 - 16:16

China: International Charter activated for Earthquake in Yunnan Province

Earthquakes in 2009, the Yunnan province is an area prone to earthquakes

On 3 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the National Disaster Reduction Center of China (NDRCC) in response to a 6.1 magnitude earthqua

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Mon, 04/08/2014 - 12:15
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25.0458
longitude: 
102.71

UN-SPIDER Updates July 2014

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Mon, 04/08/2014

Typhoon Rammasun: International Charter activated for China and Viet Nam

Satellite view of Typhoon Rammasun while passing over China on 17 July 2014

On 18 and 19 July 2014, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in order to provide satellite-based maps on the impact of Typhoon Rammasun in the

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Wed, 23/07/2014 - 11:34
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20.0174
longitude: 
110.349

UN-SPIDER Updates June 2014

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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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Tue, 17/06/2014 - 13:41
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-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
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44.9833
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19.6167