Flood

Policy perspectives for the use of satellite applications in Africa

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Human Aspects related
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Presentation Overview
1.Background and Aim of the ESPI Study
2.Study Methodology
3.Roundtable and Workshops
4.International and European Goals and Strategies
5.Mapping of Activities and Actors

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Research Project e-Triage, IT-Supported Management of Mass Casualty Incidents

Category: 

Human Aspects related
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Research Project e-Triage: IT-Supported Management of Mass Casualty Incidents.

e-Triage is a self-contained concept for electronic MCI management:
- Data collection
- Data management

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Flood in Russia

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Heavy torrential rains raised the water level over the ?danger mark? in the rivers that caused inundation and flooding of houses and grounds, agricultural lands, destruction of infrastructure in some areas of the Krasnodarsky Region of the Russian Federation. According to the Russian EMERCOM 8 houses were completely destroyed and 134 houses were flooded in the Tuapsinsky area, in Apsheronsky area 400 houses were partially damaged. Destruction of homes is going on even after the water is gone so as homes in villages and settlements were made of clay and adobe.

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Flood in Russia

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000208-RUS

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Russia

Occurance Date: 

16/10/2010

latitude: 

46

longitude: 

40

Flash Flood in Cambodia

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The report from Banteay Meanchey province indicated that at 7:40PM on Friday 15 October 2010, rain flooding and water flooding from the collapse of the K5 dike caused floodwater to reach up to the roof of houses in Kaun Damrey village, O?Chrov district. The flooding forces the villagers to set up tents on the road to camp out. In Poipet city, electricity was cut off completely in order to avoid electrical shock.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Flash Flood in Cambodia

GLIDEnumber: 

FF-2010-000207-KHM

Region: 

Cambodia

Occurance Date: 

15/10/2010

latitude: 

12

longitude: 

105

Flash Flood in Thailand

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Nakhon Ratchasima and its provincial capital have been ravaged as flash floods wreak havoc in the Northeast and Central Plains following heavy weekend monsoon rains. Thousands of displaced flood victims in Nakhon Ratchasima, hit by the worst flooding in 50 years, facing difficulties while waiting for assistance in terms of food and water.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Flash Flood in Thailand

GLIDEnumber: 

FF-2010-000207-THA

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Thailand

Occurance Date: 

19/10/2010

latitude: 

15

longitude: 

102

Flash Flood in Cambodia

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Continuouce heavy rain in the catchment area of Pursat River from 11 Oct 2010 caused flash flooding along the Pursat River. Thousands of people are affected and the flooded land including Pursat City inundated widely.

Source: GLIDEnumber

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Flash Flood in Cambodia

GLIDEnumber: 

FF-2010-000206-KHM

Region: 

Cambodia

Occurance Date: 

14/10/2010

latitude: 

13

longitude: 

105

Floods in St. Lucia

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The island of Saint Lucia has for the last two weeks been experience a heavy downfall of rain which has resulting in some flash flooding in the city of Castries and other parts of the island.

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Floods in St. Lucia

GLIDEnumber: 

FF-2010-000204-LCA

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St. Lucia

Occurance Date: 

15/10/2010

latitude: 

14

longitude: 

-61

Floods in Benin

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More than 30,000 people are currently homeless in Benin and at least 7,000 hectares of crops are destroyed as a result of flooding. The most affected areas are So-Ava, Cotonou (1st, 2nd,3rd,6th and 9th Arrondissements) and Karimana communes. Indeed, unusually heavy rainfall during this rainy season with more forecasted over the next 3 days, the waters of the rivers Niger and Ouémé experienced unusually rapid rise, overflowing their banks to cause flooding in most parts of the country. The priority area of interest is the south and covers So-Ava Commune, Cotonou and Dangbo Commune.

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Floods in Benin

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-XXXXXXX-BEN

Region: 

Benin

Occurance Date: 

06/10/2010
activated

latitude: 

9

longitude: 

3

Floods in Indonesia

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Thirteen people were killed and dozens were missing after flash floods smashed through a district in eastern Indonesia's Papua province.

Source: www.glidenumber.net

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Floods in Indonesia

GLIDEnumber: 

FF-2010-000198-IDN

Region: 

Indonesia

Occurance Date: 

04/10/2010

latitude: 

-4

longitude: 

138

Flood in Sri Lanka

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Flood in Sri Lanka

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000196-LKA

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Sri Lanka

Occurance Date: 

04/10/2010

latitude: 

8

longitude: 

81

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