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Floods in Senegal

Wednesday, 31 August 2005

Type of Event:
Floods
Location of Event:
Senegal
Date of Charter Activation:
31/08/2005
Charter Requestor:
French civil protection
Project Management:
CNES

Description of the event

Extensive flooding followed torrential rains on 31 August 2005 in the city of Dakar, in particular in low-lying areas just south of the city. According to the Ministry of Health, some 60,000 people were displaced by the flooding. An emergency plan was put into effect by the Senegalese government.

Dakar, Spacemap, before and after flooding

Source: Radarsat, 12.5 m resolution
Acquired: 23/03/1999

Copyright: CSA 1999, 2005
Image processing, map created 12/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dakar, Reference Spacemap, Scale 1:25,000

Source: Spot 5, 2.5m resolution
Acquired: 22/10/2002

Copyright: CNES 2002 distributed by Spotimage Image processing, map created 04/09/2005 by SERTIT

Senegal, Spacemap, before and after flooding

Source: Radarsat, 12.5 m resolution
Acquired: 23/03/1999

Copyright: CSA 1999, 2005 Image processing, map created 20/03/1997, 03/09/2005 by SERTIT

Senegal, Reference Spacemap, Radarsat

Source: Radarsat, 12.5m resolution
Acquired: 20/03/1997

Copyright: CSA 1999, 2005 Image processing, map created 04/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dakar, Reference Spacemap, Scale 1:25,000

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 30 m resolution
Acquired: 11/1999, 02/2000, 10/2000

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dakar, Reference Spacemap, Scale 1:50,000

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 30 m resolution
Acquired: 11/1999, 02/2000, 10/2000

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dakar, Reference Spacemap, Scale 1:100,000

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 30 m resolution
Acquired: 11/1999, 02/2000, 10/2000

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT

Dakar, Reference Spacemap, Scale 1:200,000

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 30 m resolution
Acquired: 11/1999, 02/2000, 10/2000

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT

Senegal, Reference Spacemap, Landsat

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 30 m resolution
Acquired: 11/1999, 02/2000, 10/2000

Copyright: USGS 2005 Image processing, map created 02/09/2005 by SERTIT