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Flood in Cambodia

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Cambodia
Date of Charter Activation:
12/10/2011
Charter Requestor:
UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UN OCHA
Project Management:
UNITAR/UNOSAT

Description of the event

Flooding in Cambodia has killed over 200 people since early September.

Thousands of people have evacuated as the increasing flood situation has caused massive damage.

The areas most affected are the provinces of Phnom Penh, Kandal, Pursat, Kampong Cham, Kampang Thom, Svay Rieng, Prey Veng, and Kratie.

Overview of flood waters along Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia
Flood analysis

Source: ENVISAT ASAR WSM
Google Map Maker 2011
ESRI, USGS, NGA
Acquired: 28/08/2011
27/09/2011 and 30/09/2011
27/10/2011

Copyright: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map produced by UNOSAT

Flood waters over Phnom Penh and Kandal Districts, Cambodia
Flood analysis

Source: TerraSAR-X
Google Map Maker
USGS
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 09/03/2009
Post-disaster: 21/09/2011

Copyright: DLR
Map produced by UNOSAT