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  1. Forest fires in Chile CNES activates SPOT satellites to aid firefighters

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    February 1, 2017

    Chile has been suffering in recent weeks from a series of devastating forest fires. The SPOT satellites have been in action acquiring imagery of fire-affected areas for the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters.

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  2. Haiti- CNES coordinates satellite support

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    January 19, 2010

    The International Charter on Space and Major Disasters was activated 13 January to aid the victims of the violent earthquake that shook Port-au-Prince the day before.

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  3. Satellites aid wildfire response in Israel

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    November 23, 2010

    The International Charter on Space and Major Disasters swung into action to aid emergency response to the recent wildfires in the north of Israel. CNES coordinated operations to rush satellite imagery to field teams.

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  4. Satellites come to New Zealand’s aid

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    March 7, 2011

    On 21 February, a severe earthquake hit the city of Christchurch. Satellites quickly swung into action to cover the disaster for the International Charter on Space and Natural Disasters.

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