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Flooding in Vietnam

Tuesday, 07 August 2007

Type of Event:
Flooding
Location of Event:
Vietnam (Dak Lak and Lam Dong provinces)
Date of Charter Activation:
07/08/2007
Charter Requestor:
USGS
Project Management:

Description of the event

Between 4 and 6 August 2007, severe flooding hit the districts of Cu M'gar and Krong Nang of Dak Lak province and the districts of Di Linh, Bao Loc, Da Huoai and Cat Tien of Lam Don province. At least 8 people were killed and 15 people are still missing.  

ENVISAT, Dak Lak and Lam Dong provinces flooded areas.

Source: ENVISAT
Acquired: 05/08/2007 and 01/07/2007 Change detection image: ENVISAT pre-flood image of 01/07/2007, post-flood image of 05/08/2007. ERDAS Imagine Software was used for calculations.

Copyright: PDC 2007 Image processing, map created by PDC.

ENVISAT, Population density from Landscan 2005.

Source: ENVISAT
Acquired: 05/08/2007 and 01/07/2007 Change detection image: ENVISAT pre-flood image of 01/07/2007, post-flood image of 05/08/2007. ERDAS Imagine Software was used for calculations.

Copyright: PDC 2007 Image processing, map created by PDC.

Dak Lak province flooded areas.

Source: ENVISAT / DMC
Acquired: 05/08/2007 and 14/08/2007

Copyright: PDC 2007 Image processing, maps created by ESA / DMCii.