Flood

State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

English

Since 12 December, a winter storm, Alexa, has struck the Middle East causing days of snow and heavy rain. The, reportedly, worst storm of the region in over sixty years, has resulted in flooding in the Gaza Strip that has forced the evacuation of over 5000 people.

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

GLIDEnumber: 

CW-2013-000153-ISR, CW-2013-000153-JOR, CW-2013-000153-LBN, CW-2013-000153-PSE

Region: 

State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

Occurance Date: 

17/12/2013
activated

latitude: 

31

longitude: 

34

Cyclone breakpoints (NOAA-GTWO)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata
webproc

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

DBF
KMZ
shp

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm

Spatial Resolution: 

110574.00

Space-based Information: 

Ground-based observations

Requirements: 

<p>GIS software ,windows XP and above,MAC and LINUX</p>

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Floods in Iraq

English
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. UN-SPIDER arranged to provide high resolution satellite images from China National Space Administration (CNSA).

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Floods

Region: 

Baghdad, Iraq

Occurance Date: 

29/11/2013
activated

latitude: 

33

longitude: 

44

Digital Elevation Model - SRTM 4.1 (CGIAR-CSI)

Data Type: 

elevation

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

ASCII
GeoTIFF
KMZ

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm

Spatial Resolution: 

90 - 1,000m

Space-based Information: 

SRTM

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Disclaimer

Cite this data  in any published  material produced using this data,  and if possible  link web pages  to the CIAT-CSI  SRTM website (http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org).


Citations should be made as follows: Jarvis A., H.I. Reuter, A.  Nelson, E. Guevara, 2008, Hole-filled  seamless SRTM data V4, International  Centre for Tropical  Agriculture (CIAT), available  from http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org.

Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution (CHRR)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
exportmap
visdata

File types: 

ASCII
webmap

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm

Spatial Resolution: 

250.00

Space-based Information: 

MODIS
Landsat

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

Rainfall Estimate (FEWS NET - USGS - USAID)

Data Type: 

hazard

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch
fore
near

Data accessibility: 

exportdata
visdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

BIL

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

8000.00

Space-based Information: 

METEOSAT 7

Digital Elevation Model - SRTM X-band (DLR)

Data Type: 

elevation

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

DTED
WMS

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

25.00

Space-based Information: 

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)

Requirements: 

<p>login (eoweb account)</p>

Digital Elevation Model - SRTM 3 (NASA)

Data Type: 

elevation

Costs: 

free
English

Spatial Coverage: 

Global

Temporal Coverage: 

arch

Data accessibility: 

exportdata

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

File types: 

BIL
GeoTIFF

Disaster Cycle Phase: 

drm
rr

Spatial Resolution: 

90.00

Space-based Information: 

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)

Requirements: 

<p>login (earthexplorer account)</p>

Restrictions / Citation of the dataset: 

USGS Early Warning Software and portal

Global Risk Data Platform (UNEP, ISDR)

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