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Floods in Balkans

Image captured by NASA’s Aqua satellite on 18 May 2014

In mid-May 2014, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia experienced the worst flood in over 120 years.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods in Balkans
Region: 
Balkans
Occurance Date: 
14/05/2014
latitude: 
43.9814
longitude: 
21.2456

State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

Since 12 December, a winter storm, Alexa, has struck the Middle East causing days of snow and heavy rain.

Disaster Information
Region: 
State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon
Occurance Date: 
17/12/2013
latitude: 
31.3547
longitude: 
34.3088

Floods in Iraq

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.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods
Region: 
Baghdad, Iraq
Occurance Date: 
29/11/2013
latitude: 
33.325
longitude: 
44.422

Floods in India

Ganges and Yamuna river seen from space by MODIS/Aqua on 21 June 2013

In June 2013, North India experienced heavy rainfall that triggered devastating floods and landslides in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods in India
Region: 
Northern India
Occurance Date: 
20/06/2013
latitude: 
28.8316
longitude: 
78.7783

Floods in Europe

In early June 2013, widespread flooding in central Europe has inundated swathes of Austria, Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, killing at least 15 people.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods in Central Europe
Region: 
Central Europe
Occurance Date: 
02/06/2013
latitude: 
48.5667
longitude: 
13.4319

Floods in Israel, Palestine and Jordan

On 10 January 2013 the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated for floods in the Middle East to provide satellite imagery and derived maps.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods
Region: 
Middle East
Occurance Date: 
10/01/2013
latitude: 
32.1806
longitude: 
35.1302

Floods in Fiji

Intense and continuous rains brought on by tropical depression TD17F caused flooding in large parts of Fiji.In some places more than 300 mm of rain fell in less than 24 hours since the early hours

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods in Fiji
Region: 
Fiji, South Pacific
Occurance Date: 
31/03/2012
latitude: 
-17.7134
longitude: 
178.065

Floods in Namibia

Namibia's President Pohamba declares floods emergency

Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba has declared a state of emergency following serious flooding in the north of the south

Disaster Information
Region: 
Cuvelai Delta, Namibia
Occurance Date: 
28/03/2011
latitude: 
-17.8525
longitude: 
15.7187

Flood in Australia

Massive flooding that has swept through Queensland, Australia, and claimed at least one life will likely force the evacuation of at least 1,000 people

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Australia
Region: 
Australia
Occurance Date: 
28/12/2010
latitude: 
-20.9176
longitude: 
142.703

Flood in Vietnam

Floods in South-Central Vietnam have cost the lives of 29 people and more than 39,212 flooded or damaged houses.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Vietnam
Region: 
Vietnam
Occurance Date: 
17/11/2010
latitude: 
16.2558
longitude: 
107.574