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Flood in China

Monday, 21 June 2010

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
China
Date of Charter Activation:
21/06/2010
Charter Requestor:
China National Committee for Disaster Reduction
Project Management:
NDRCC

Description of the event

Severe floods have affected several regions in Southern China for nearly a week. Hundreds of people have died and as many are missing; about one million have fled their homes. The alert remains in effect because more rain is expected.

Flood area, Guangxi

Source: Pre-event HJ-1-B-CCD , 30m by NCDR; post-event RADARSAT-2
Acquired: Pre-event 04/06/2009; post-event 25/06/2010

Copyright: RADARSAT, CSA, MACDONALD, DETTWILLER AND ASSOCIATES
Image processing, map created 29/06/2010 by NDRCC

Flood area, Fuzhou, Jiangxi

Source: Pre-event HJ-1-A-CCD , 30m by NCDR; post-event RADARSAT-2, ALOS PALSAR
Acquired: Pre-event 21/05/2009; post-event 25/06/2010, 26/06/2010

Copyright: RADARSAT, CSA, JAXA, MACDONALD, DETTWILLER AND ASSOCIATES
Image processing, map created 29/06/2010 by NDRCC

Flood area, Fuzhou, Jiangxi

Source: Pre-event HJ-1-A-CCD , 30m by NCDR; post-event ENVISAT ASAR 10m
Acquired: Pre-event 21/05/2009; post-event 23/06/2010

Copyright: ESA, NCDR
Image processing, map created 25/06/2010 by NDRCC