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Tropical Cyclone Evan in Wallis and Futuna Islands

Sunday, 16 December 2012

Type of Event:
Ocean Storm - Cyclone
Location of Event:
Wallis and Futuna Islands
Date of Charter Activation:
16 December 2012
Charter Requestor:
Direction Générale de la Sécurité Civile et de la Gestion des Crises (COGIC)
Project Management:
Service Régional de Traitement d'Image et de Télédétection (SERTIT)

Description of the event

Tropical Cyclone Evan passed over the French territory of Wallis and Futuna between 15 and 16 December 2012. The storm had intensified to Category 4 by the time it reached the two islands but no casualties have been reported. The storm caused damage however, particularly to Wallis Island.

Most of the damage caused was to infrastructure and roads, and twenty houses were reported destroyed, but relief efforts are underway.

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View the SERTIT Rapid Mapping webpage for this event

Disaster impact Map - South-east area of Wallis Island
Scale: 1 : 10000

Source: Pleiades
QuickBird
Acquired: QuickBird: 07/03/2010
Pleiades: 20/12/2012

Copyright: CNES 2012 - Distribution: Astrium Services / Spot Image S.A., all rights reserved
DigitalGlobe 2010 - Distribution: USGS
Map produced by SERTIT

Disaster impact Map - North East area of Wallis Island
Scale: 1 : 12500

Source: Pleiades
QuickBird
Acquired: QuickBird: 07/03/2010
Pleiades: 20/12/2012

Copyright: CNES 2012 - Distribution: Astrium Services / Spot Image S.A., all rights reserved
DigitalGlobe 2010 - Distribution: USGS
Map produced by SERTIT

Rapid geographic reference map - Mata'Utu, Wallis Island
Scale: 1 : 7500

Source: QuickBird
Acquired: 07/03/2010

Copyright: DigitalGlobe 2010 - Distribution: USGS
Map produced by SERTIT

Rapid geographic reference map - North point of Wallis Island
Scale: 1 : 7500

Source: QuickBird
Acquired: 07/03/2010

Copyright: DigitalGlobe 2010 - Distribution: USGS
Map produced by SERTIT

Rapid geographic reference map - Wallis Island
Scale: 1 : 25000

Source: QuickBird
Acquired: 07/03/2010

Copyright: DigitalGlobe 2010 - Distribution: USGS
Map produced by SERTIT