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 member agency 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. Read more.


Latest Charter Activation

Fire in Valparaiso, Chile

Monday, April 14, 2014

Forest fires in the city of Valparaiso, Chile, have killed 12 people and forced 10,000 to evacuate in what Valparaiso's Mayor described as the worst fire the city has ever experienced. Read more

Latest Charter News

International Charter activated for missing Malaysian airliner

Monday, March 17, 2014

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 11 March 2014 following a request from the China Meteorological Administration for satellite imagery to assist in the search for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370.

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