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NASA Satellite captures Nigeria Floods

Nigeria continues to be heavily affected by floods. The country’s National Emergency Management Agency reported that floods had killed 431 people and displaced 1.3 million more. Floods had also wiped out 152,575 hectares (377,020 acres) of farmland, and Nigerians could expect rapidly rising food prices as a result.

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Mon, 15/10/2012 - 12:58

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Mon, 10/15/2012

International Charter again activated for Floods in Africa

The International Charter "Space and Major

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Mon, 15/10/2012 - 12:21

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Mon, 10/15/2012

CATHALAC: Subsequent Analysis on Lake Azuei Flooding

UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office CATHALAC published a subsequent analysis on the flooding of Lake Azuei in Haiti.

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Tue, 02/10/2012 - 12:00
Tue, 10/02/2012

Ukraine supports Cameroon Floods with Sich-2 data

The UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office in Ukraine (Space Research Institute NASU-NSAU) supported the relief efforts following the September floods in Cameroon by providing flood maps. In September 2012, the northern part of Cameroon was hit by severe floods. Subsequently, the International Charter “Space and Major Disasters” was activated to acquire satellite images over affected regions.

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Mon, 01/10/2012 - 09:37
Mon, 10/01/2012

Flood map of Pakistan via Charter released

On 18 September 2012, the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods in Pakistan. Torrential rain, which began on 5 September, had caused flash floods in Pakistan leaving an estimated one million people homeless.

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Tue, 25/09/2012 - 15:06

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Tue, 09/25/2012

International Charter activated for floods in Cameroon

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated for floods on Thursday 6 September 2012 in the region of Maga, Mayo-Danay, Cameroon. The Charter was activated by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) on behalf of Civil Protection Directorate, Cameroon.

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Fri, 07/09/2012 - 16:19

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Fri, 09/07/2012

International Charter activated for floods in USA

Hurricane Isaac at Night

On 31 August 2012, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters on behalf of the Federal

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 08:42

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Tue, 09/04/2012

IGAC researches application of satellite imagery for flooded areas

The Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC), host of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, conducted a case study to identify flooded areas in Colombia during the maximum rainfall period of the years 2010-2012.

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 07:54

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Tue, 09/04/2012

International Charter activated for floods in three Western African countries

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters has been activated three times in the past two days to provide satellite imagery and maps regarding floods in Niger, Senegal and Nigeria. West African nations experience torrential rains during their annual rain season, but this season has been reported as the worst in 50 years.

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Wed, 29/08/2012 - 16:16

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Wed, 08/29/2012

International Charter activated for floods in Senegal

The International Charter Space and Major Disasters was activated on Sunday 26 of August 2012 in the region of Diourbel, Senegal. The charter was activated by UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA-ROWCA.

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Tue, 28/08/2012 - 09:24

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Tue, 08/28/2012

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