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Lake Tanganyika from space

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated yesterday, on request of UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, in order to provide satellite-based maps of floods and landslides in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi.

Over 50 people have been killed and hundreds of homes affected so far. The disastrous situation is ongoing at the moment and it is difficult for emergency responders to estimate the full impacts of the events. Landslides have severely damaged the infrastructure in the city rendering rescue operations... read more

Publishing Date: 12/02/2014

Data Source

Disaster

Rain-induced floods have displaced over 8,000 people in a commune north of Bujumbura, the Burundian capital, and damaged at least 1,200 houses as well as crops

Source : Glide number

 

Ressources from OCHA/Reliefweb, click here

Since February heavy rains mixed with hail storm have fell in the western region of Burundi and subsequent flooding affected several areas of Cibitoke. The worst affected were Cibitoke and Bujumbura Rural Provinces where an estimated of 198 families had houses damaged and 2938 hectares of crops (rice, beans, cassava and potatoes) destroyed.

Source GLIDEnumber

National Focal Point

Coordination du Service National de la Protection Civile Burundaise

Contact:
Coordination du Service National de la Protection Civile Burundaise
 

Coordination du Service National de la Protection Civile Burundaise

Contact:
Coordination du Service National de la Protection Civile Burundaise
 

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