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Floods in Vietnam

Thursday, 07 October 2010

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Vietnam
Date of Charter Activation:
07/10/2010
Charter Requestor:
UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNDP
Project Management:
UNOSAT

Description of the event

From 1 - 5 October 2010, provinces Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Nghe An and Thua Thien Hue have been affected by torrential rains, with an average total rainfall of 300 to 800mm. Quang Binh worst affected with 1,600mm. 
Estimated that 20% of population has been affected, more than 61,000 houses damaged and 90% of community health centres in Quang Binh flooded.
 

Floods in Vietnam

Source: ALOS PALSAR
Acquired: 22/10/2010

Copyright: JAXA METI 2010 - Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Floods in Vietnam

Source: UNOSAT, TRIMM
Acquired: 07/10/2010 - 10/10/2010

Copyright: NASA 2010 - Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Other info: GIST, USGS, ESRI, GEBCO

Floods in Vietnam

Source: Radarsat-2, Envisat ASAR
Acquired: 08/10/2010 - 10/10/2010

Copyright: Canadian Space Agency, ESA 2010 - Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Other info: Source: European Space Agency, METI and NASA 2009 Flood Analysis: UNITAR / UNOSAT Map Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT

Floods in Vietnam

Source: UNOSAT, TRIMM (NASA)
Acquired: 1/10/2010 - 06/10/2010

Copyright: NASA 2010 - Map produced by UNITAR/ UNOSAT

Other info: GIST, USGS, ESRI, GEBCO