Landslide in Uganda

Available Space-based Information for: Landslides in Uganda (03/03/2010)

At least 300 people, including 100 children, are believed to have been killed when landslides buried three villages in eastern Uganda late on 1 March after heavy rains. Some 2,000 people have been displaced and entire fields of crops ruined.

Source: GLIDEnumber

 

Status Update: 29/03/2010

 

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Link: http://www.un-spider.org

 

Contact Points in Uganda (Official)

Office of the Prime Minister
Contact: Rose Bwenvu
Ag. Assistant Comissioner/Disaster Management
Mail: rosebwenvu@yahoo.com
Tel.: +256-772-313093

 

United Nations Officers in Kampala:

Mr. Theophane Nikyema, UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Uganda,theophane.nikyema@undp.org
Mr. Timothy Pitt, OCHA Head of Office, pittt@un.org, +256 772 775511
Mr. Denis Okello, OCHA Information Officer, okellod@un.org, +256 772 749857

 

Contact Points in other countries (Official)

United Nations Officers:

New York:
Mr. Chris Hyslop, Chief a.i. OCHA, hyslopc@un.org, +1917 367 9457
Ms Stephanie Bunker, Spokesperson and Public Information Officer,bunker@un.org, +1 917 367 5126

Geneva:
Mr. Peter Neussl, Humanitarian Affairs Officer, OCHA Geneva,neussl@un.org, +41 22 917 1511

 

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), Kenya

Dr. Hussein.O.Farah
Director General
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development(RCMRD)
Kasarani Road
P.O.Box 632-00618 Ruaraka,
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel:+254-20-8560227/8561775
Fax:+254-20-8561673/8563767

 

Geographical Coordinates (Center Point):

Lat 1° 0' 10" N
Long 34° 20' 2" E

 
International Charter:

Activated on 03/03/2010
Project Manager: UNITAR/UNOSAT
Contact: Mr. Einar Bjorgo
Mail: emergencymapping@unosat.org
Tel.: +41 22 76 4020
Charter Requester: UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNDP

Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org

 

ReliefWeb:

Available maps: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/doc404?OpenForm&emid=LS-2010-000040-UGA&rc=1

 

Other Space-based Information:

UNITAR/UNOSAT:

Map; 11 March 2010: Landslide Affected Buildings in Namasheti & Ulukusi Parish, Uganda.

Please download from: http://unosat.web.cern.ch/unosat/asp/prod_free.asp?id=43

Map; 11 March 2010: Updated Landslide Assessment for Namasheti & Ulukusi Parish, Uganda

Please download from: http://unosat.web.cern.ch/unosat/asp/prod_free.asp?id=43

 

 

Satellite Tasking No
Satellite
Sensor
Date
Area
Type
Status
Comments
 1  WV-02  Pan_MS1_MS2  18/02/2010  Center Lat/Long: 0.48°/34.229°    collected  Quicklook
       

 

   

 

 

 
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Situation Reports

Reliefweb
Link: http://www.reliefweb.int/
 

 

Disaster Information
Name: 
Landslide in Uganda
Region: 
Uganda
Occurance Date: 
03/03/2010
latitude: 
1.00248
longitude: 
34.3345