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12 September 2022

Flood in South Africa

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Type of Event:Floods
Location of Event:South Africa
Date of Charter Activation:2022-09-12
Time of Charter Activation:12:38
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+02:00
Charter Requestor:National Disaster Management Centre
Activation ID:776
Project Management:SANSA

A collapsed mining dam has caused floods in Jagersfontein, South Africa. Heavy mud and debris flow into nearby villages, killing hundreds of animals, damaging and destroying more than 50 homes. With at least one dead and four missing, residents have had to evacuate.

 

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View of flood damage in Jagersfontein South Africa

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 13/09/2022

Category: Reference Map

Copyright: Includes Pleiades material © CNES (2022), Distribution Airbus DS.
Map produced by South African National Space Agency (SANSA)

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