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Flood in Afghanistan

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Afghanistan
Date of Charter Activation:
19/05/2009
Charter Requestor:
UNOOSA on behalf of OCHA Afghanistan
Project Management:
SERTIT

Description of the event

According to assessments conducted to date, floods have affected approximately 10,000 households in five provinces in the Northern region (Jawzjan, Faryab, Balkh, Samangan and Sari Pul) and four provinces in the Northeastern region (Kunduz, Baghlan, Takhar and Badakhshan). Flooding in the north and northeast is expected to continue and worsen, due to heavy rains and to snow melting.

Afghanistan - Takhar river area

Source: LANDSAT7 ETM+, 14.25m/pixel, PALSAR 6.25m/pixel
Acquired: 08/07/2001, 21/011/2008, 24/05/2009

Copyright: JAXA, METI 2009, USGS 2001, SERTIT 2009, ESRI Image processing, map created 26/05/2009 by SERTIT

Afghanistan - Kunduz area, confluence of Kunduz River and Takhar tributary

Source: LANDSAT7 ETM+, 14.25m/pixel, PALSAR 6.25m/pixel
Acquired: 08/07/2001, 20/02/2009, 23/05/2009

Copyright: JAXA, METI 2009, USGS 2001, SERTIT 2009, ESRI Image processing, map created 25/05/2009 by SERTIT

Afghanistan - Jowzjan and Balkh provinces Feyzabab, downriver of Balkh

Source: SPOT 5, 5m/pix
Acquired: 22/05/2009

Copyright: Copyright CNES 2009, SERTIT 2009, ESRI Image processing, map created 22/05/2009 by SERTIT

Afghanistan - Jowzjan and Balkh provinces Balkh area

Source: SPOT 5, 5m/pixel
Acquired: 21/05/2009, 22/05/2009(Spot)

Copyright: CNES 2009, SERTIT 2009, ESRI Image processing, map created 22/05/2009 by SERTIT

Afghanistan - Jowzjan and Balkh provinces Balkh area

Source: SPOT 5, 5m/pixel, LANDSAT7 ETM+, 14.25m/pixel
Acquired: 31/07/2001, 03/05/2009, 21/05/2009, 29/06/2009

Copyright: CNES 2009, SPOT IMAGE SA, SERTIT 2009, ESRI, USGS 2001 Image processing, map created 22/05/2009 by SERTIT

Afghanistan - Baghlan area

Source: LANDSAT7 ETM+, 14.25m/pixel
Acquired: 08/07/2001

Copyright: SERTIT 2009, USGS 2001 Image processing, map created 21/05/2009 by SERTIT

Afghanistan - Balkh, Kunduz, Takhar and Baghlan areas

Source: LANDSAT7 ETM+, 14.25m/pixel, DMC NigeriaSat-1, 32m/pixel
Acquired: 22/06/2008, 2001

Copyright: NASDRA 2008, DMCii, SERTIT 2009, USGS 2001, ESRI Tratamiento de imagenes, mapa creado 21/05/2009 por SERTIT

Reference map - Afghanistan - Kunduz, Takhar and Baghlan area

Source: LANDSAT7 ETM+, 14.25 m pixel
Acquired: 08/07/2001

Copyright: USGS 2001, SERTIT 2009, ESRI Image processing, map created 20/05/2009 by SERTIT

Reference map - Afghanistan - Jowzjan and Balkh provinces, Balkh area

Source: LANDSAT7 ETM+, 14.25 m pixel
Acquired: 03/05/2001, 29/06/2001, 31/07/2001

Copyright: USGS 2001, SERTIT 2009, ESRI Image processing, map created 20/05/2009 by SERTIT.