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Flood in Vietnam

Monday, 06 July 2009

Type of Event:
Floods
Location of Event:
Vietnam
Date of Charter Activation:
06/07/2009
Charter Requestor:
UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNDP Vietnam
Project Management:
ESA

Description of the event

Heavy rains have caused floods and landslides in mountainous northern regions of Vietnam. According to officials, at least 15 deaths were reported so far and houses and roads have been destroyed by floods.

Flash-Flood Affected Areas in Nguyen Phuc, Bach Thong, Bac Kan Province

Source: RADARSAT- 1 & 2, SPOT-5
Acquired: 11/07/2009 & 19/03/2001 (RADARSAT- 1 & 2), 11/11/2008 (SPOT-5)

Copyright: RADARSAT-2 © MDA 2009, SPOT Image 2009 Image processing, map created 21/07/2009 by UNITAR / UNOSAT.