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Flood in Albania

Thursday, 07 January 2010

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Albania
Date of Charter Activation:
07/01/2010
Charter Requestor:
European Commission – Monitoring Information Centre (MIC)
Project Management:
ESA

Description of the event

Albanian authorities declared a natural disaster in several northwestern regions of the country, where hundreds of people were evacuated. The emergency situation was created by unprecedented rains and unusually warm weather.

For this activation, value adding support has been provided by the European project GMES SAFER.

South of Shkoder, Albania

Source: TerraSAR-X, SPOT-5, LANDSAT-7 ETM
Acquired: pre-event 04/04/2001; post-event 09/01/2010

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR), CNES, USGS
Image processing, map created 10/01/2010 by ZKI. © DLR

North of Shkoder, Albania

Source: TerraSAR-X, SPOT-5, Landsat-7 ETM
Acquired: Befre the event 04/04/2001; after the event 09/01/2010

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR), CNES, USGS
Image processing, map created 10/01/2010 by ZKI. © DLR

Shkoder, Albania

Source: RADARSAT-1, RADARSAT-2, SPOT-5, LANDSAT-7 ETM
Acquired: pre-event 07/11/2001; post-event 09/01/2010

Copyright: Canadian Space Agency, CNES, USGS.
Image processing, map created 09/01/2010 by ZKI. © DLR

South of Shkoder, Albania

Source: FORMOSAT-2, LANDSAT-7
Acquired: pre-event 16/06/2002; post-event 13/01/2010

Copyright: CNES 2010, USGS 2002
Image processing, map created 14/01/2010 by ZKI. © DLR