Iraq

Floods in Iraq

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Archived satellite image of a flood in Iraq in 2004.

On 29 November 2013, the Iraqi government requested UN-SPIDER to provide satellite images to monitor and manage floods in Baghdad city. UN-SPIDER arranged to provide high resolution satellite images from China National Space Administration (CNSA).

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Floods

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Baghdad, Iraq

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29/11/2013
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Iraq: UN-SPIDER network acquires satellite imagery for floods

Satellite-detected areas of flood waters in the Wasit Governorate in eastern Ira

The Iraqi government on Tuesday 7 May 2013 declared a state of maximum alert in all its service agencies to deal with the floods that have affected several cities in southern Iraq since Sunday.

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Iraq: Satellite images for flood maps

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Mon, 13/05/2013 - 07:10

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Mon, 05/13/2013

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Iraq: Plans for satellite for environmental monitoring

Desertification affects 80 percent of arable land in Iraq

Iraq is planning the launch of a satellite at the end of the year to better manage water crises, as the newspaper Almonitor reported. The launch is part of a scientific project to monitor desertification and water shortages in the country.

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Wed, 08/05/2013 - 11:24

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Wed, 05/08/2013

Floods in Iraq

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In the Erbil and Dahuk Governorates over 3,000 persons (500 families) across ten locations in the mountainous districts of Mergasur, Rawanduz, Choman, Zhakho, Sumel, Aqra were affected by flash flooding following heavy rains and winds on 1 Nov 2009.

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=18963.

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Floods

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FL-2009-000242-IRQ

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Iraq

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10/11/2009

Dust Storm over Iraq

 

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Mon, 13/07/2009 - 06:00

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