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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 United States

Sunday, 14 August 2016


More than 20,000 people have needed rescue following massive floods that swept across the state of Louisiana. The flooding has killed at least four people and residents are being warned it's going to get worse before the flood waters recede.

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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.