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13 March 2022

Cyclone Gombe in Mozambique

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Type of Event:Ocean Storm - Cyclone
Location of Event:Mozambique
Date of Charter Activation:2022-03-13
Time of Charter Activation:17:08
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+01:00
Charter Requestor:UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER on behalf of National Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction of Mozambique (INGD)
Activation ID:753
Project Management:UNITAR/UNOSAT

According to the National Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction of Mozambique (INGD), Cyclone Gombe made landfall as a Category 3 Tropical Cyclone on 11 March on the coast of Mozambique between Mossuril and Mogincual districts (Nampula Province).

Preliminary impacts reported by INGD indicate that many houses and power lines have been destroyed or damaged; twelve people have been reported killed, several have been injured, and overall more than thirty thousand people have been affected. There are also over one hundred schools damaged or destroyed, one bridge has collapsed, and several roads have been affected.

 

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Satellite detected water extents in Maganja Da Costa, Namacurra & Nicoadala Districts, Zambezia Province, Mozambique

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: 22/03/2022

Category: Delineation Map

Copyright: © DLR e.V. (2022), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by UNITAR / UNOSAT

Water extent in Maganja Da Costa, Namacurra & Nicoadala Districts, Zambezia Province, Mozambique

Source: Sentinel-1
Acquired: 17/03/2022

Category: Reference Map

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2022)
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Satellite detected water extents in Maganja Da Costa & Namacurra Districts, Zambezia Province, Mozambique

Source: TerraSAR-X
Acquired: 16/03/2022

Category: Delineation Map

Copyright: © DLR e.V. (2022), Distribution Airbus DS Geo GmbH
Map produced by UNOSAT / UNITAR

Preliminary satellite-derived flood assessment, Mogincual District, Nampula Province, Mozambique
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Source: Sentinel-2
Acquired: 13/03/2022, 15/03/2022

Category: Delineation Map

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2022)
Map produced by UNITAR / UNOSAT

Satellite detected water extent in Zambezia Province, Mozambique

Source: RCM
Acquired: 15/03/2022

Category: Reference Map

Copyright: RADARSAT Constellation Mission Imagery © Government of Canada (2022) - RADARSAT is an official mark of the Canadian Space Agency
Map produced by UNITAR / UNOSAT

Water extent in Nampula Province, Mozambique

Source: Sentinel-1
Acquired: 13/03/2022

Category: Delineation Map

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2022)
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

Preliminary flood assessment of Nampula Province, Mozambique

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Source: Sentinel-2
Acquired: 13/03/2022

Category: Dossier

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2022)
Report produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

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