Emergency Support

UN-SPIDER aims to facilitate fast and efficient access to space-based information for countries, international and regional organizations. This includes all types of information provided by earth observation satellites, communication satellites and global navigation satellite systems. Therefore, UN-SPIDER compiles links and information on all relevant satellite-based sources for selected major disasters.

Disasters covered by the Emergency Support

Disaster Region Date
Fire Dominican Republic 25/07/2014
Flood Balkans 14/05/2014
Earthquake Chile 01/04/2014
Flood State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon 17/12/2013
Flood Baghdad, Iraq 29/11/2013
Severe Storm Philippines 07/11/2013
Flood Northern India 20/06/2013
Flood Central Europe 02/06/2013
Flood Middle East 10/01/2013
Severe Storm Asia-Pacific 03/12/2012
Earthquake Eastern region of Guatemala 07/11/2012
Volcano Guatemala 13/09/2012
Earthquake China 07/09/2012
Earthquake Costa Rica 05/09/2012
Earthquake Iran 11/08/2012
Insect Infestation Libya and Algeria, Northern Africa 11/04/2012
Flood Fiji, South Pacific 31/03/2012
Drought Horn of Africa, Africa 22/07/2011
Flood Cuvelai Delta, Namibia 28/03/2011
Tsunami Honshu, all Japan coastline 11/03/2011
Earthquake Southeastern Iran 20/12/2010
Flood Panama (Chiriquí, Veraguas, Colón, Darién... 11/11/2010
Severe Storm Myanmar 22/10/2010
Severe Storm Philippines 16/10/2010
Flood Thailand - Southern Provinces 10/10/2010
Flood Benin 06/10/2010
Flood Senegal 02/09/2010
Flood southern Sudan 01/09/2010
Volcano Indonesia 29/08/2010
Flood Burkina Faso 28/07/2010
Flood Pakistan 22/07/2010
Flood Moldova, Rivers Prut and Nistru 01/07/2010
Severe Storm Pakistan 02/06/2010
Severe Storm Guatemala 28/05/2010
Volcano Guatemala 27/05/2010
Flood Pakistan/ Hunza River 11/05/2010
Flood Tajikistan 07/05/2010
Flood Kenya 01/05/2010
Earthquake Northwest China 14/04/2010
Flood Kazakhstan 12/03/2010