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01 febrero 2022

Flooding in Ecuador

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Tipo de Evento:Floods, landslides
Ubicación del Evento:Ecuador
Fecha de Activación de la Carta:2022-01-31
Time of Charter Activation:20:27
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC-05:00
Solicitante de la Carta:SERVICIO NACIONAL DE GESTIÓN DE RIESGOS Y EMERGENCIAS (SNGRE)
Activation ID:749
Gestión de Proyecto:SNGRE

Massive flooding in Ecuador's capital Quito and a resulting landslide on the Pichincha volcano which overlooks the city, has killed at least 22 people it has been reported. The floods on 31 January were caused by heavy rainfall, the heaviest in Ecuador for almost 20 years.

Rescue crews are searching homes and streets covered by mud and officials say there are many people missing. The National Police of Ecuador have dispatched both Special Operations Group and an Intervention and Rescue Group to assist with recovery efforts.

 

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Flooded areas in the Guayas River Basin - Ecuador

Fuente: Sentinel-1
Adquirido: 31/10/2021, 04/02/2022

Category: Delineation Map

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2022)
Map produced by University of Costa Rica

Areas affected by flooding and overflow of the Pilaló River, in the El Palmar sector, Tingo parish, Pujilí canton, Cotopaxi province Ecuador

Fuente: RCM
Adquirido: 03/02/2022

Category: Delineation Map

Copyright: RADARSAT Constellation Mission Imagery © Government of Canada (2022) - RADARSAT is an official mark of the Canadian Space Agency
Map produced by University of Costa Rica

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