Flood in Morocco
Monday, 09 February 2009
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Date of Charter Activation:
UNOOSA on behalf of Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
Description of the event
Heavy rains since 2 February have claimed 24 lives and forced 2,000 to be evacuated over the past week. Rivers rose and houses were swept away in landslides, causing over 2,000 homes to be lost.
Crisis image map presenting the evolution of the flood event from 8th (blue areas) to 11th of February (red areas). Areas in yellow are flooded in both dates.
SPOT-5 and TerraSAR-X
Acquired: 08/02/2009 (SPOT) and 11/02/2009 (TerraSAR-X)
CNES 2009, DLR 2009.
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