Copernicus Emergency Management Service

International Charter and Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for earthquake in Afghanistan

Hindu Kush Region of Afghanistan struck by 7.5 earthquake on 26 October (Image: USGS).

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been triggered to provide satellite-based emergency maps in response to the 7.5 magnitude strong earthquake that struck the Hindu Kush region of north eastern Afghanistan at 09:09 UTC on 26 October. Additionally the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated on 26 October 18:48 UTC, requesting reference and grading maps. 

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Wed, 28/10/2015 - 11:42

Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for the Philippines, Croatia and Italy

Cyclone Koppu over the Philippines (Image: NASA).

In the last days the Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Philippines affected by the tropical cyclone Koppu, Croatia affected by floods in the Karlovac region and Italy affected by floods and landslides in the Campania region. 

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Wed, 21/10/2015 - 11:54

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