Tropical Cyclone

International Charter activated in Australia due to a tropical Cyclone

satellite image of cyclone Eta at its strongest

International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated on 11 April. Geoscience Australia requested the activation because of the expected Cyclone Ita. 

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Wed, 16/04/2014 - 12:06

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-17

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146
Wed, 04/16/2014

Somalia affected by unusual tropical cyclone

Tropical Cyclone 3A is just the fifth storm to strike the country since 1966

Somalia experienced one of the deadliest tropical cyclones in its history when on November 10–11, 2013, Tropical Cyclone 3A moved over Puntland causing flash floods that according to news reports left more than 100 dead and destroyed hundreds of homes as well as thousands of livestock.

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Thu, 14/11/2013 - 13:14

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5

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46
Thu, 11/14/2013

International Charter activated for Cyclone Evan

In the context of Tropical Cyclone Evan, the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated twice to provide satellite-based

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Mon, 17/12/2012 - 14:27

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-14

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-172
Mon, 12/17/2012

NASA IR Satellite Imagery Shows Cyclone Cherono Dwindling

Three days of NASA infrared satellite imagery provides a clear picture to forecasters of the effect wind shear has had on former Cyclone Cherono. Wind shear increased near Cyclone Cherono this weekend and weakened it down to a remnant low pressure area in the Southern Indian Ocean. Cherono's remnants have moved away from Mauritius and still causing ocean swells.

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Wed, 23/03/2011 - 11:02

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26

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Guatemalan Disasters

 Recent disasters strike Guatemala

Volcano Pacaya Eruption

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UN-SPIDER Update - Laos - Tropical Cyclone Ketsana - Space-based Information Status

UN-SPIDER

SpaceAid - Available Space-based Information for:
Lao P. Dem. Rep. - Tropical Cyclone Ketsana (Ondoy) - 05 Oct 2009

Status Updated 05/10/2009

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UN-SPIDER Update - Vietnam - Tropical Cyclone - SPACE-BASED INFORMATION STATUS UPDATE

SpaceAid - Available Space-based Information for:
Vietnam - Tropical Cyclone - 29 Sept 2009

Status Updated 12/10/2009

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER:
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Cyclone Fanele hits Madagascar and stalls existing reconstruction work

MENABE REGION, Madagascar, 28 January 2009

– The southern part of Madagascar has been brutally affected by Cyclone Fanele, which hit the island in the early hours of 21 January. A recent World Health Organization assessment notes that over 20,500 people have been affected by Fanele and Tropical Storm Eric, which arrived on the 19th.

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Madagascar: Tropical storm Eric and cyclone Fanele

Madagascar: Tropical storm Eric and cyclone Fanele hit the country on 19th of January 2009. A total of 20,555 people are affected with 4,004 left homeless. Ten people are reported dead and 36 wounded. The available data indicated the destruction of 5 health centres and 2 hospitals in Menabe region. WHO is supporting the Initial rapid Assessment with government and partners as well as response activities.


Source: WHO (World Health Organization) http://www.who.int/hac/crises/afro_update_26jan2009.pdf

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Madagascar: Cyclone damage becomes clear

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