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20 January 2022

Flooding in Sao Tome and Principe

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Type of Event:Floods, landslides
Location of Event:Sao Tome And Principe
Date of Charter Activation:2022-01-20
Time of Charter Activation:21:02
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+01:00
Charter Requestor:UNITAR on behalf of United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: Regional Office West and Central Africa (ROWCA)
Activation ID:746
Project Management:UNITAR / UNOSAT

Heavy rainfall and flooding have caused damage across Sao Tome and Principe.

Several bridges have been either damaged or destroyed, including in Lemba and Cantagalo. Roads across the country have also been impacted, disrupting traffic. There are reports of fishermen missing and two children have been killed in flood-related events.

Officials have declared a state of emergency in response to the damage.

 

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Preliminary satellite-derived landslide assessment, São Tomé Province, São Tomé and Príncipe
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Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 24/01/2022

Category: Dossier

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2022), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by UNITAR / UNOSAT

Landslide impact analysis in western part of Lembá district, São Tomé province, São Tomé and Príncipe

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 23/01/2022

Category: Reference Map

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2022), Distribution Airbus DS. ,br> Map produced by UNITAR / UNOSAT

Landslide impact analysis in Neves town, Lembá district, São Tomé province, São Tomé and Príncipe

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 23/01/2022

Category: Delineation Map

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2022), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by UNITAR / UNOSAT

Flood assessment of Sao Tome and Principe

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Source: Sentinel-2
Acquired: 19/01/2022

Category: Delineation Map

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2022)
Report produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

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