Map listing the earthquakes of February 6. Stars indicate epicentres in Turkey.
© Screen capture by Cité de l’espace
One of the priorities thus lies in a rapid inventory so that humanitarian organisations can get their bearings on a terrain which has unfortunately often been impacted to the point that previous maps are no longer relevant (collapsed bridges for example). Establishing communications using satellites also makes it possible to replace destroyed ground connection infrastructures and contributes to the coordination of action or telemedicine.
Since its creation, the Charter has been used 798 times and the aid provided to Syria and Turkey constitute the fourth and fifth activations during 2023.