Floods in the State of Louisiana
Large floods have inundated the state of Louisiana in the US. More than 20,000 people have needed rescue with at least four fatalities so far. Residents are being warned the flooding will get worse before the water begins to recede. On the 13th August the USGS activated the charter on behalf of the State of Louisiana. You can find further information regarding the activation made by the International Charter for Space and Major disasters.