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24 August 2020

Flood in Cameroon

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Type of Event:Flood
Location of Event:Cameroon
Date of Charter Activation:2020-08-24
Time of Charter Activation:15:37
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+02:00
Charter Requestor:UNITAR on behalf of OCHA-Cameroon Office
Activation ID:672
Project Management:UNITAR

Torrential rain in Cameroon has caused flooding in the western regions of the country.

The cities of Douala and Bafoussam have particularly been affected, but other villages and towns in the area have also been impacted. Reports suggest as many as 900 families have been forced from their homes.

In Douala, streets and homes have been inundated, and some bridges have been damaged.

 

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Preliminary Satellite delivered flood assessment Sanchou, Menoua Department, West region Cameroon.
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Source: Pleiades
World-View-2
Acquired: Pleiades: 30/08/2020
World-View-2: 30/01/2019

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2020), Distribution Airbus DS.
© (2019) DigitalGlobe, Inc., Longmont CO USA 80503. DigitalGlobe and the DigitalGlobe logos are trademarks of DigitalGlobe, Inc. The use and/or dissemination of this data and/or of any product in any way derived there from are restricted. Unauthorized use and/or dissemination is prohibited
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Preliminary satellite derived flood assessment in Douala, Littoral region Cameroon.
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Source: Pleiades
World-View
Acquired: Pleiades: 27/08/2020
World-View: 05/04/2020

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2020), Distribution Airbus DS.
© (year of acquistion) DigitalGlobe, Inc., Longmont CO USA 80503. DigitalGlobe and the DigitalGlobe logos are trademarks of DigitalGlobe, Inc. The use and/or dissemination of this data and/or of any product in any way derived there from are restricted. Unauthorized use and/or dissemination is prohibited
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Preliminary Satellite derived flood assessment for Littoral and West regions of Cameroon
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Source: Geo-Eye
Pleiades
Acquired: GeoEye: 02/12/2019
Pleiades: 25/08/2020

Copyright: © 2004 GeoEye NextView License
Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2020), Distribution Airbus DS.
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