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Landslides in Turkey

Monday, 14 February 2011

Type of Event:
Other, Landslides
Location of Event:
Turkey
Date of Charter Activation:
14/02/2011
Charter Requestor:
Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey
Project Management:
UNOSAT

Description of the event

A landslide (subsidence) occured in Afsin - Elbisten Thermal Power Plant, Coal Mine on 10 February 2011 at 10:00 local time, 7 people survived from this event but 9 people remain lost under the debris. Rescue workers are still continuing in order to find the people under the soil debris.

Post-landslide assessment for Collalar Coalfield Kahramanmaras, Turkey

Source: PALSAR
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 16/12/2010
Post-disaster: 17/02/2011

Copyright: JAXA, METI
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Post-landslide assessment for Collalar Coalfield Kahramanmaras, Turkey

Source: WorldView-2
USGS
Acquired: 17/02/2011

Copyright: DigitaGlobe 2011
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT