International Charter space data to support Red Cross and Red Crescent disaster relief efforts
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).
The world's largest humanitarian network of 190 national societies will now have access to disaster mapping services based on satellite data supplied by the International Charter members.
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