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How satellites help us prepare and respond to disasters

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service contributes to safeguarding our planet and us.

Earth is a dangerous place: over 7000 catastrophic events happen every year, and we can do nothing about it. Or can we? The Copernicus Emergency Management Service uses satellite and ground observation data to help us forecast and monitor disasters, plan rapid response, and recover effectively.

Find out more on the Copernicus Emergency Management Service.

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Safety and Security
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