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Hurricane, floods, landslides in Central America; Volcanic eruption in El Salvador

Wednesday, 05 October 2005

Type of Event:
Hurricane, Volcano, Floods, Landslides
Location of Event:
Central America: Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico
Date of Charter Activation:
05/10/2005
Charter Requestor:
SIFEM-Argentina; UN-OCHA
Project Management:

Description of the event

Hurricane Stan which made landfall on the Yucatan peninsula on 1st October caused heavy flooding and landslides over the next days in Central America. More than 40,000 people were affected. 70 people were reported dead. In El Salvador, the Ilamatepec (Santa Ana) volcano erupted on 1st October at around 8:20 local time, causing at least two deaths and affecting some 10,000 people living in areas west of the volcano. The Charter was activated on the 5th of October to assist the end user, Centro Nacional de Registros of El Salvador. The call was extended on 7th October at the request of UN-OCHA.  

Acapetahua and Escuintla

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Acapetahua and Escuintla city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by UNOSAT Higher resolution version

Armenia Salvador Spot4

Source: Spot 4, 10m resolution
Acquired: 11/10/2005, 23/03/2004 Post- and pre-disaster Spot 4 images showing flooding extent in Armenia, La Libertad, El Salvador.

Copyright: CNES 2004, 2005, distributed by Spotimage Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina, map created 16/10/2005

Champerico

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Champerico city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by UNOSAT

Champerico Post disaster Map

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Champerico city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by UNOSAT

Chiapas Post disaster

Source: Landsat-7, Radarsat, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 (Landsat), 10/10/2005 (Radarsat) Background: Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Chiapas prior to hurricane Stan. Flood extent extracted from RADARSAT WS data acquired 10/10/2005 Image processing: SERVIR Project / NASA, map created 15/10/2005 by UNOSAT USGS 2000, Radarsat Intl., 2005

Chiapas Pre disaster

Source: Landsat-7, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat-7 satellite image derived map showing Chiapas state, Mexico. USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 15/10/2005 by UNOSAT

Cuyotenango

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Cuyutenango city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 13/10/2005 by UNOSAT


Source: Cuyutenango Image processing, map created 10/10/2005 by UNOSAT
Barra De Santiago Salvador 11Oct05 Spot

Source: Spot 4, Spot 5, 10m resolution
Acquired: 11/10/2005, 23/03/2004 Post- and pre-disaster Spot 4 and Spot 5 merged images showing flooding extent in Barra de Santiago Salvador, Salvador.

Copyright: CNES 2004, 2005 distributed by Spotimage Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina.

Pijijiapan

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Pijijiapan city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Potonico Departemento-Chalatenango SalvadorPotonico Departemento-Chalatenango, El Salvador

Source: Radarsat, 15m resolution
Acquired: 26/03/2005, 07/10/2005 Before and After hurricane Stan. Radarsat data, before hurricane: 26/03/2005 Radarsat data, after hurricane: 07/10/2005

Copyright: CSA, distribution RADARSAT 2005 Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina, map created 14/10/2005

Ocos

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Ocos city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 13/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Nueva Concepion and La Gomera

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Nueva Conception and La Gomera cities, Guatemala

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

NuevaConcepcion LaGomera

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Nueva Conception and La Gomera cities, Guatemala

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Motozintla

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Motozintla city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Mapastepec

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Mapastepec city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Huixtla

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Huixtla city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

El Salvador Radarsat Change DetectiontionChange Detection, El Salvador

Source: Radarsat, 15m resolution
Acquired: 26/03/2005, 07/10/2005 Before and After hurricane Stan. Radarsat data, before hurricane: 26/03/2005 Radarsat data, after hurricane: 07/10/2005

Copyright: CSA, distribution RADARSAT 2005 Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina, map created 21/10/2005 Image processing, map created 21/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Do Lempa-El Salvador-11oct05-Spot

Source: Spot 4, Spot 5, 10m resolution
Acquired: 11/10/2005, 23/10/2004 Post- and pre-disaster Spot 4 and Spot 5 merged images showing flooding extent in Do Lempa, Salvador.

Copyright: CNES 2004, 2005 distributed by Spotimage Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina.

Siltepec

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Siltepec city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Lago Guija Salvador-Change Detection-Radarsat Image processing, map created 10/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Volcan Ilamatepec-07oct05-Radarsat Image processing, map created 10/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Tejutla

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Tejutla city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 13/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Embalse Cerron Salvador-Change Detection-Radarsat Image processing, map created 10/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Armenia Salvador Spot4

Source: Spot 4, 10m resolution
Acquired: 11/10/2005, 23/03/2004 Post- and pre-disaster Spot 4 images showing flooding extent in Armenia, La Libertad, El Salvador.

Copyright: CNES 2004, 2005, distributed by Spotimage Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina, map created 16/10/2005

Champerico

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Champerico city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Champerico Post disaster Map

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Champerico city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Taxisco Post

Source: Landsat-7, Radarsat, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 (Landsat), 10/10/2005 (Radarsat) Background: Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Taxisco prior to hurricane Stan. Flood extent extracted from RADARSAT WS data acquired 10/10/2005 Image processing: SERVIR Project / NASA, map created 15/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina USGS 2000, Radarsat Intl., 2005

Taxisco

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Taxisco city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Tapachula Mexico

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Tapachula city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Tapachula city, Mexico. Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

San Salvador RadarsatSan Salvador, El Salvador

Source: Radarsat, 15m resolution
Acquired: 26/03/2005, 07/10/2005 Before and After hurricane Stan. Radarsat data, before hurricane: 26/03/2005 Radarsat data, after hurricane: 07/10/2005

Copyright: CSA, distribution RADARSAT 2005 Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina, map created 14/10/2005

San Jose and Puerto Iztapa

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing San Jose and Puerto Iztapa cities, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina


Source: Salvador-ilogpango-Change Detection-Radarsat Image processing, map created 10/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina Higher resolution version
Acapetahua and Escuintla

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Acapetahua and Escuintla city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Chiapa De Corzo Chiapas

Source: Spot 4, 10m resolution
Acquired: 09/10/2005, 26/10/2003 Post- and pre-disaster Spot 4 images showing flooding extent in Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, Mexico.

Copyright: CNES 2003, 2005, distributed by Spotimage Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina.


Source: Cuyutenango Image processing, map created 10/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina
Cuyotenango

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Cuyutenango city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 13/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Chiapas Pre disaster

Source: Landsat-7, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat-7 satellite image derived map showing Chiapas state, Mexico. USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 15/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Chiapas Post disaster

Source: Landsat-7, Radarsat, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 (Landsat), 10/10/2005 (Radarsat) Background: Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Chiapas prior to hurricane Stan. Flood extent extracted from RADARSAT WS data acquired 10/10/2005 Image processing: SERVIR Project / NASA, map created 15/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina USGS 2000, Radarsat Intl., 2005

Huixtla

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Huixtla city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Nueva Concepion and La Gomera

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Nueva Conception and La Gomera cities, Guatemala

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Ocos

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Ocos city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 13/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

San Jose and Puerto Iztapa

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing San Jose and Puerto Iztapa cities, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Potonico Departemento-Chalatenango SalvadorPotonico Departemento-Chalatenango, El Salvador

Source: Radarsat, 15m resolution
Acquired: 26/03/2005, 07/10/2005 Before and After hurricane Stan. Radarsat data, before hurricane: 26/03/2005 Radarsat data, after hurricane: 07/10/2005

Copyright: CSA, distribution RADARSAT 2005 Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina, map created 14/10/2005

San Salvador RadarsatSan Salvador, El Salvador

Source: Radarsat, 15m resolution
Acquired: 26/03/2005, 07/10/2005 Before and After hurricane Stan. Radarsat data, before hurricane: 26/03/2005 Radarsat data, after hurricane: 07/10/2005

Copyright: CSA, distribution RADARSAT 2005 Processing: Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina, map created 14/10/2005

Pijijiapan

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Pijijiapan city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Mapastepec

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Mapastepec city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Motozintla

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Motozintla city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

NuevaConcepcion LaGomera

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Nueva Conception and La Gomera cities, Guatemala

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Santiago Atitlan and Panajachel

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Santiago Atitlan and Panajachel cities, Guatemala, prior to hurricane Stan on 1st October 2005.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 10/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Siltepec

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Siltepec city, Mexico.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Taxisco Post

Source: Landsat-7, Radarsat, 15m resolution
Taxisco

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Taxisco city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 12/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina

Tapachula Mexico

Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution
Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Tapachula city, Guatemala.

Copyright: USGS 2000 Source: Landsat 7, ETM+, 15m resolution Acquired: 15/02/2000 Pre-disaster Landsat 7 satellite image derived map showing Tapachula city, Mexico. Copyright: USGS 2000 Image processing, map created 14/10/2005 by Instituto Nacional del Agua, Argentina