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Flooding in South-Eastern France

Monday, 09 September 2002

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Gard department, France, near Alès and Nîmes
Date of Charter Activation:
September 9, 2002
Charter Requestor:
French Civil Protection Agency (Operational Centre of South-East Zone)
Project Management:

Description of the event

The Charter was activated September 9, 2002 by the French Civil Protection authorities (DDSC) after heavy rains started over the Gard department in the South East of France on Sunday September 8, 2002. The water level of rivers Gard, Gardon and Vidourles rose and quickly the area was flooded.

Gard department, September 10, 2002

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by SERTIT.

Gard department, September 10, 2002

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by SERTIT.

Gard department, September 10, 2002

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by SERTIT.

Gard department, September 10, 2002

Source: SPOT Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by SERTIT.

Gard, September 09, 2002 General view of the area

Gard, September 09, 2002

Source: SPOT5 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2003 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September 09, 2002

Source: SPOT5 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2003 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September 14, 2002

Source: SPOT5 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September 11, 2002

Source: SPOT5 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September 11, 2002

Source: SPOT2 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002

Gard, September 09, 2002

Source: SPOT2 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September 09, 2002

Source: SPOT4 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2003 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September 11, 2002

Source: SPOT2 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September 11, 2002

Source: SPOT2 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September 11, 2002

Source: SPOT2 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2003 Map by Name of SERTIT

Gard, September 09, 2002 General view of the area

Gard, September 09, 2002

Source: SPOT5 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2003 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September September 14, 2002

Source: SPOT5 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by Name of SERTIT.

Gard, September 09, 2002

Source: SPOT2- SPOT4 Data
Copyright: Centre National d'Études Spatiales 2002 Map by Name of SERTIT.