Emergency Support

UN-SPIDER facilitates fast and efficient access to space-based information for countries as well as international and regional organizations. This includes all types of information provided by Earth observation satellites, communication satellites and global navigation satellite systems. On the emergency support pages below, UN-SPIDER compiles links and information on satellite-based sources for selected major disasters

Disasters covered by emergency support

Type Event Country/Region Date
Mass Movement Landslide in Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 13/08/2009
Severe Storm Tropical cyclone in Japan Japan 10/08/2009
Flood Floods in Lao P. Dem. Rep. 10/08/2009
Flood Flash Floods in Lao, P. Dem. Rep. 13/08/2009
Drought Drought in India India 28/07/2009
Severe Storm Tropical Cyclone in China P.Rep. 11/08/2009
Flood Flash floods in Philippines Philippines 10/08/2009
Severe Storm Tropical cyclone in Taïwan (province of China) 06/08/2009
Drought Drought in Syrian Arab Rep. Syrian Arab Republic 03/08/2009
Flood Floods in Nicaragua Nicaragua 31/07/2009
Mass Movement Mudslide in Japan Japan 30/07/2009
Flood Floods in Nepal Nepal 28/07/2009
Flood Floods in Niger Niger 18/07/2009
Mass Movement Landslide in Myanmar Myanmar 04/07/2009
Earthquake Earthquake in China, P. Rep. 09/07/2009
Flood Floods in Central African Rep.. Central African Republic 15/06/2009
Severe Storm Severe Storm in Gambia, The Gambia 02/07/2009
Flood Floods in Benin Benin 07/07/2009
Earthquake Earthquake in Panama Panama 07/07/2009
Flood Floods in Vietnam 05/07/2009


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