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Who has access to the Charter and according to which criteria?

See: mechanisms of activating the charter.


What types of ‘natural disasters' does the Charter deal with?

See: Charter activations.


Which countries does it operate in?

See: Charter Geographic Tool.


What types of resources are made available and what are the limitations?

The Charter is an international collaboration between the owners and operators of Earth observation missions to provide rapid access to satellite data to assist rescue authorities in the event of a natural or manmade disaster.
Although its mandate only requires the provision of satellite data quickly and at no cost, Charter members often collaborate with other value-adding agencies for data analysis and interpretation.