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Flood in Northern Namibia

Friday, 27 February 2009

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Cuvelai, Northern Namibia
Date of Charter Activation:
27/02/2009
Charter Requestor:
UNOOSA, on behalf of UNDP
Project Management:
DLR ZKI

Description of the event

Flooding from local rains started to occur on the 12/02/2009. After heavy rains, In Namibia 42 people were killed and thousands were displaced since early February. Officials said on 24th February more flooding can be expected.

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

Flood extent, overview map, Omusati / Oshana / Ohangwena region

Source: Landsat-7 ETM, TerraSAR-X, RADARSAT-2
Acquired: 06/03/2009 (RADARSAT-2 )

Copyright: USGS 2000, 2002 and Canadian Space Agency 2009. Image processing, map created 07/03/2009 by DLR.

Flood extent, overview map, Omusati / Oshana / Ohangwena region

Source: Landsat-7 ETM, ENVISAT ASAR
Acquired: 04/03/2009 (ENVISAT)

Copyright: USGS 2000, 2002 and ESA 2009. Image processing, map created 06/03/2009 by DLR.

Grado de inundaciĆ³n, vista general, regiĆ³n Omusati / Oshana / Ohangwena region

Source: Landsat-7 ETM, ALOS PALSAR
Acquired: 02/03/2009 (ALOS)

Copyright: USGS 2000, 2002 and JAXA, METI 2009. Tratamiento de imagenes, mapa creado 04/03/2009 por DLR.

Flood extent, overview map, Omusati / Oshana / Ohangwena region

Source: Landsat-7 ETM, TerraSAR-X
Acquired: 24/02/2009 (TerraSAR-X)

Copyright: USGS 2000, DLR 2009 Image processing, map created 03/03/2009 by DLR.