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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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Hurricane Maria in the Dominican Republic

Tuesday, 19 September 2017


Hurricane Maria brought heavy rain and strong winds to the Dominican Republic as it continued its course through the Caribbean. The storm passed by the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic at Category Three strength, and caused flooding and landslides.

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International Charter space data to support Red Cross and Red Crescent disaster relief efforts

Friday, 13 October 2017

On the International Day for Disaster Reduction, the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters' agreement with the UN (UNITAR-UNOSAT) is to be extended to include the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).