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Debris flow in China

Saturday, 14 August 2010

Type of Event:
Debris flow
Location of Event:
Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, China
Date of Charter Activation:
14/08/2010
Charter Requestor:
China National Committee for Disaster Reduction
Project Management:
NDRCC

Description of the event

Severe rain in Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province has triggered many large debris flows in Yingxiu, Yingxiu township. At least 32 people are missing. Approximately 10,000 residents have been evacuated.

Landslide Monitoring Map in Wenchuan, Sichuan Province

Source: Pre-event SPOT-5 2.5m
Acquired: Pre-event 20/05/2009

Copyright: SPOT, CNES
Image processing, map created 01/09/2010 by NCDR/NDRCC

Landslide Monitoring Map in Wenchuan´╝îSichuan Province

Source: Post-event RADARSAT-2 12.5m
Acquired: Post-event 16/08/2010

Copyright: RADARSAT, CSA, MACDONALD, DETTWILLER & ASSOCIATES;
Tratamiento de imagenes, mapa creado 01/09/2010 by NCDR/NDRCC

Landslide Monitoring Map in Wenchuan, Sichuan Province

Source: Post-event ENVISAT 13m
Acquired: Post-event 16/08/2010

Copyright: ENVISAT, ESA
Image processing, map created 01/09/2010 by NCDR/NDRCC

Landslide Monitoring Map in Wenchuan´╝îSichuan Province

Source: Pre-event SPOT-5 2.5m; post-event RADARSAT 12.5m
Acquired: Pre-event 20/05/2009; post-event 16/08/2010

Copyright: SPOT,CNES;RADARSAT,CSA,MACDONALD,DETTWILLER AND ASSOCIATES
Image processing, map created 01/09/2010 by NCDR/NDRCC

Landslide Monitoring Map in Wenchuan, Sichuan Province

Source: Pre-event SPOT-5 2.5m; post-event ENVISAT-1 13 m
Acquired: Pre-event 20/05/2009; post-event 16/08/2010

Copyright: SPOT, CNES; ENVISAT, ESA
Image processing, map created 01/09/2010 by NCDR/NDRCC