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International Charter Newsletter - May 2018 - Issue 16

Monday, 21 May 2018

The sixteenth issue of the International Charter Newsletter is now available to download and describes recent activities of the Charter.

Copernicus Sentinels monitor Hawaii's volcano

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on 07 May 2018 by the US Geological Survey (USGS) on behalf of USGS Hawaii Volcano Observatory. Observations from the Sentinel satellites of the European Union's Copernicus Programme were used to monitor this event.

Co-operation between the Charter and Copernicus EMS

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

On 20 April a co-operation agreement was signed between the International Charter Space and Major Disasters and the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (Copernicus EMS) associating efforts to access satellite data and derived information products showing the impact of large disasters in the world.

39th Charter Executive Secretariat and Board Meetings

Friday, 20 April 2018

The 39th Charter Executive Secretariat and Board Meetings are ongoing this week in Darmstadt, Germany. The meetings are hosted by the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) who have, jointly with the German Aerospace Center (DLR), taken over as the Charter's lead agency for the next 6-month period, starting 17 April 2018.

International Charter wins prestigious Pecora Award

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters has received a distinguished award for providing free satellite imagery, data and information to the global community during times of crises.

16th Annual Report of the Charter

Thursday, 26 October 2017

The sixteenth annual report of the International Charter is now available, and describes the Charter's activities throughout 2016.

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).

Looking to the future of Space and Major Disasters at 37th Charter Board Meeting

Wednesday, 07 June 2017

The Charter Board meeting was held to discuss the future of space and the impact of major disasters in April.

International Charter Newsletter - January 2017 - Issue 15

Monday, 23 January 2017

The fifteenth issue of the International Charter Newsletter is now available to download and describes recent activities of the Charter.

15th Annual Report of the Charter

Thursday, 24 November 2016

The fifteenth annual report of the International Charter is now available, and describes the Charter's activities throughout 2015.

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