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The International Charter aims at providing a unified system of space data acquisition and delivery to those affected by natural or man-made disasters through Authorized Users. Each agency member has committed resources to support the provisions of the Charter and thus is helping to mitigate the effects of disasters on human life and property.

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Flood in Australia

Monday, 26 September 2016


Heavy rain throughout the month of September has caused flash flooding along the Lachlan River in Australia.

The floods are affecting two towns in New South Wales and residents have been advised to evacuate.

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500th activation of the International Charter

Monday, 01 August 2016

On 1st of August 2016, the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters' was activated in response to flooding in Bangladesh. This marks the 500th activation of the Charter since it became operational in November 2000.