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Ocean Storm in Madagascar

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Type of Event:
Ocean Storm
Location of Event:
Madagascar
Date of Charter Activation:
18/03/2010
Charter Requestor:
USGS on behalf of US Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance
Project Management:
Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance

Description of the event

Tropical Storm Hubert hit the southeast coast of Madagascar island on Wednesday 10th March 2010. Officials say at least 36 people have died and more than 38,000 were made homeless. Many rice plantations, roads and homes have been affected or destroyed by flooding.

Northwest of Manakara, Fianaratsoa

Acquired: 23/03/2010

Copyright: Copyright SPOT Image 2010
Image processing 09/04/2010 by USAID\OFDA\GIU.
Map Sources: USGS,ESRI, US Dept. of Defence