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
Earthquake Earthquake in NW China 14/04/2010
Flood Flood in Russia 12/04/2010
Mass Movement Landslide in Rwanda Rwanda 09/04/2010
Flood Floods in Bangladesh Bangladesh 08/04/2010
Earthquake Earthquake in Mexico 04/04/2010
Mass Movement Landslide in Peru 02/04/2010
Forest Fire Wildfire in Nepal Nepal 07/04/2010
Earthquake Earthquake in Indonesia 06/04/2010
Flood Flood in Brazil Brazil 06/04/2010
Flood Flood in Indonesia Indonesia 21/03/2010
Flood Flood in Congo Congo 17/03/2010
Volcanic Eruption Volcano eruption in Iceland Iceland 21/03/2010
Severe Storm Tropical Cyclone in Solomon Islands 19/03/2010
Flood Flood in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 17/03/2010
Epidemic in the Americas Paraguay, Colombia, Honduras, El Salvador, Brazil 16/03/2010
Severe Storm Tropical Cyclone in Madagascar Madagascar 15/03/2010
Flood Flood in Burundi Burundi 16/02/2010
Flood Floods and cholera in Mozambique Mozambique 09/03/2010
Complex Emergency in Chad Chad 15/03/2010
Flood Flood in Mozambique Mozambique 09/03/2010


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