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08 juillet 2020

Flood in Nepal

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type d'évènement:Floods and landslides
Localidation de l'évènement:Nepal
Date de l'activation Charte:2020-07-08
Time of Charter Activation:21:37
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+02:00
Demandeur:UNITAR on behalf of UN Resident Coordinator's Office - Humanitarian Information Management Unit (HIMUM)
Activation ID:658
Chef de projet:UNITAR

Monsoon rains have caused floods and landslides in the central and eastern districts of Nepal.

The region has been impacted since the start of monsoon season in June, but it is expect the peak of the rains will be between 10 and 14 July.

It is estimated that almost 60 people have died during due to disasters caused by the monsoon rains, so far.

On 9 July, landslides impacted settlements on the Araniko Highway in Sindhupalchowk district. The landslides were triggered by the rain, and killed two people, with 20 still missing.

Floods at Jambu and Bulkute destroyed 16 houses and two people have been confirmed killed.

Relief and rescue operations are underway, but hampered by the floods and landslides in the area.

 

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Satellite detected water extent as of 29 July 2020 in Province 5 and Province 7 of Nepal

Source: Sentinel-1
Acquis: 29/07/2020

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020)
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Satellite detected water extent over Province 2 of Nepal

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquis: 12/07/2020

Copyright: TerraSAR-X © DLR e.V. (2020), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Satellite detected water extent over Province 1 and 2 of Nepal

Source: RADARSAT-2
Acquis: 12/07/2020

Copyright: RADARSAT-2 Data and Products © Maxar Technologies Ltd. (2020) – All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official mark of the Canadian Space Agency.
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Satellite detected surface water extent over Province 1 and 2 of Nepal

Source: Sentinel-1
Acquis: 06/07/2020

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020)
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

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