Ocean Storm and flood in Bangladesh
Wednesday, 27 May 2009
Type of Event:
Storm / Flood
Location of Event:
Date of Charter Activation:
UNOOSA for World Food Programme (WFP)
ZKI-Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information (DLR)
Description of the event
Tropical Cyclone AILA hit the coast of West Bengal on 25 May 2009, affecting Satkhir, Kulna, Bagerhat, Pirojpur, Jhalokati, Barguna, Patuakhali, Bhola and Barisal districts. More than 3 million of people were affected by the cyclone.
For this activation, value adding support has been provided by the European project GMES SAFER.