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).
Wednesday, 07 June 2017
The Charter Board meeting was held to discuss the future of space and the impact of major disasters in April.
Monday, 23 January 2017
The fifteenth issue of the International Charter Newsletter is now available to download and describes recent activities 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.
Thursday, 20 October 2016
The 36th Charter Executive Secretariat and Board Meetings are ongoing this week in Moscow, Russia. The meetings are hosted by the Russian State Space Corporation ROSCOSMOS who have taken over as the Charter's lead agency for the next 6-month period, starting 17 October 2016.
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.
Friday, 29 July 2016
The thirteenth issue of the International Charter Newsletter is now available to download and describes recent activities of the Charter.
Friday, 08 January 2016
The twelfth issue of the International Charter Newsletter is now available to download.
Monday, 09 November 2015
The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" formed in November 2000 and has been providing a unified system of emergency response satellite data to areas that have been struck by disasters resulting in loss of life and widespread destruction around the world.
Tuesday, 03 November 2015
On 22 October, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) took over the rotating chair of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters', succeeding the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
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