Flood in Tajikistan

The torrential rains of 7 May, 2010, caused floods and mudslides in Tajikistan. In total 10 districts were affected in the south regions, of wich Vose, Muminabad, Temurmalik, Baljuvon and Shurabad districts and Kulyab town of Kulyab region, as well as Nurek, J. Rumi, Yovon and Jilikul districts of Kurgan-tube region. According to the preliminary data received from RCST regional branches, the average number of Disaster affected residencies in both regions is some 1059 houses (or 6354 people), out of which 179 houses totally destroyed. On the report of RCST staff and volunteers 60 people were killed, but at this stage only 13 people officially reported by the government, 40-50 are missing, 40 hospitalized and 85 injured.

Source: GlideNumber

 

Available Space-based Information for: Floods in Tajikistan (May 7 - ongoing) 

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Status Update: 20/05/2010

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Contacts:

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER:
Focal Point: Shirish Ravan
Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Contact Points in Tajikistan

Mr. Daler Dadobaev
Disaster Risk Management Programme
UNDP Tajikistan
Daler.Dadobaev@undp.org

Mr. Khusrav Sharifov
Manager
Disaster Risk Management Programme
UNDP Tajikistan
khusrav.sharifov@undp.org,
Tel: (+992 47) 441 0737 / 441 0738,
Mobile phone: (+992 918) 707858 

 

Coordinates of affected areas (AOI)

Geographical Coordinates for Charter activation request

Upper left
Lat. :37°56'43.98"N
Lon.:69°43'33.80"E

Lower right
Lat. :37°51'37.61"N
Lon.:69°53'16.03"E

 

International Charter Space and Major Disasters

International Charter:
Activation requested on 11/05/2010
Requested by: UNOOSA on behalf of UNDP Tajikistan
Activation Request approved: 11/5/2010
Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org

Project Manager:
tbd

Sentinel Asia

Activated
Link: https://sentinel.tksc.jaxa.jp/sentinel2/emobSelect.action?subset_name=Emergency%20Observation

Reference Map

IFRC Tajikistan Flood Map
Link
: http://reliefweb.int/rw/fullmaps_sa.nsf/luFullMap/9FF9BF1E89F0A6C0C125771F0037BB0D/$File/map.pdf?OpenElement

Space-based resources:

  

Satellite Tasking No

Satellite                

Sensor

Date

Area
Center Lat/Long

Type

Status

Remarks

1

 ALOS (Sentinel Asia)  

11/5/2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

14/4/2010

 

18/2/2010

 

post-disaster

 

 

 

 

 

pre-disaster

Collected

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collected

 

ALOS-1

 

ALOS-2

 

 

ALOS-3
 

 

ALOS-4

 

ALOS-5

2

digital Globe Crisis Event Service   11/5/2010      Activated   

3

Quickbird-2  

14/10/2009

 

 

19/10/2009

 

13/5/2010

 

pre-disaster

 

pre-disaster

 

post-disaster 

Collected  

 

 

 

 

Scheduled

QB-2

 

 

QB-2

4

Worldview-2  

14/5/2010

16/5/2010 

 37.932°/69.817° post-disaster Collected  WV-02

5

Worldview-1  

12/5/2010

16/5/2010

  post-disaster Scheduled  
6 TerraSAR-X SpotLight   07/8/2010   pre-disaster Collected  

7

 TerraSAR-X SpotLight    14/5/2010    post-disaster  Scheduled  

 

Other Space based Information:

Situation Reports:

ReliefWeb Tajikistan Flood 2010 Emergency
Linkhttp://reliefweb.int/rw/dbc.nsf/doc108?OpenForm&emid=FL-2010-000075-TJK&rc=3

Situation Report #1 on Floods in Kulyab and surrounding districts, Khatlon, Tajikistan 7/5/2010
Link
http://reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900sid/MUMA-85B3MJ?OpenDocument&cc=tjk

Situation Report #2 on Floods in Kulyab and surrounding districts, Khatlon, Tajikistan 10/5/2010
Linkhttp://reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900sid/MUMA-85C8VU?OpenDocument&cc=tjk

Other Links:

GDACS
Linkhttp://www.gdacs.org/reports.asp?eventType=FL&ID=2010_55&country=Tajikistan&location=TJK&system=asgard&alertlevel=Green&glide_no=FL-2010-000087-TJK

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Tajikistan
Region: 
Tajikistan
Occurance Date: 
07/05/2010
latitude: 
37.7353
longitude: 
69.5838