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Solomon Islands: International Charter and Sentinel Asia provide maps and imagery for flood response

satellite image of flood affected areas in the Solomon islands

The International Charter: Space and Major Disaster was activated on 5 April by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UN ESCAP and UN OCHA in the Solomon Islands due to heavy rainfall which caused flash flood

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 09/04/2014 - 10:56
latitude: 
-9.43038
longitude: 
159.948

Solomon Islands: Coastal Management with Tidal Predictions

Landsat-7 satellite image of Solomon Islands.

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is implementing a project to forecast tide and sea-levels in Kosrae, Solomon Islands.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 15/04/2013 - 08:49
latitude: 
5.29918
longitude: 
162.97

International Charter activated for earthquake and tsunami off Solomon Islands

The International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated on 6 February for the 0.8 magnitude earthquake that took place off the coast of Solomon Islands and the subsequent 0.9 m tsunami

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 07/02/2013 - 12:31
latitude: 
-18.6462
longitude: 
79.9623

UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission to Solomon Islands concluded

At the request of the Government of the Solomon Islands, UN-SPIDER carried out a Technical Advisory Mission (TAM) from 24 to 28 September 2012.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 08/10/2012 - 08:58
latitude: 
-9.43038
longitude: 
159.948

Earthquake in Solomon Islands

500 houses have been damaged or destroyed. The National Disaster Management Office says hundreds of people could be homeless. Only a few minor injuries are reported.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Earthquake
Region: 
Solomon Islands
Occurance Date: 
04/01/2010
latitude: 
-9.74541
longitude: 
160.111