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Floods in Algeria, El Tarf

Sunday, 26 February 2012

Type of Event:
Floods
Location of Event:
El Tarf, Algeria
Date of Charter Activation:
26 February 2012
Charter Requestor:
Algerian Space Agency
Project Management:
The University of Kansas

Description of the event

Three people have died after heavy rains in El Tarf, Algeria. Reports suggest there has been much damage within the El-Tarf area.

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Flood extension in the El Tarf region observed on the 28th and the 29th of February 2012

Source: RADARSAT-2
SPOT 5
Landsat-7
SRTM
Acquired: RADARSAT-2: 06:36 - 28/02/2012
SPOT 5: 10:58 - 29/02/2012

Copyright: RADARSAT-2 Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (2011) - All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official trademark of the Canadian Space Agency.
CNES 2012 - Distribution: Spot Image S.A.
USGS 2000
Map produced by SERTIT

Flood situation in the El Tarf region on the 29th February 2012

Source: SPOT 5
Landsat-7
SRTM
Acquired: 10:58 - 29/02/12

Copyright: CNES 2012 - Distribution: Spot Image S.A.
USGS 2000
Map produced by SERTIT