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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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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 16/04/2014 - 12:06
latitude: 
-16.9203
longitude: 
145.771

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 l

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 14/11/2013 - 13:14
latitude: 
5.15215
longitude: 
46.1996

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 emergency maps.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 17/12/2012 - 14:27
latitude: 
-13.6326
longitude: 
-172.436

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.

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Wed, 23/03/2011 - 11:02
latitude: 
25.8592
longitude: 
-80.1204

Guatemalan Disasters

 Recent disasters strike Guatemala

Volcano Pacaya Eruption

Discussion Board - Tropical Cyclone Ketsana - Lao P. Dem. Rep.

Please use this space for any discussions regarding the Tropical Cyclone Ketsana in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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

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:

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.

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