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Ocean storm in Vietnam

Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Type of Event:
Typhoon
Location of Event:
Vietnam
Date of Charter Activation:
29/09/2009
Charter Requestor:
UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNDP
Project Management:
UNITAR/UNOSAT

Description of the event

The typhoon Ketsana hit Vietnam and it is expected to hit central provinces this evening, 29 September. Cities from Quang Binh to Quang Nam provinces will be severely affected by the typhoon. More than 170,000 people will be evacuated.

Flood waters in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam

Source: RADARSAT-1 and RADARSAT-2
ASTER GDEM
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CISIN, ESRI, USGS, NGA
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 05/07/01
Post-disaster: 03/10/09

Copyright: RADARSAT Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. - All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official trademark of the Canadian Space Agency.
METI and NASA
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Flood affected areas in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam

Source: ALOS - PALSAR
ASTER GDEM
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CISIN, ESRI, USGS, NGA
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 14/10/08
Post-disaster: 30/09/09

Copyright: JAXA
METI and NASA
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT