Flood in Burkina Faso

Flood continuing since last week hit the north-central regions, killing 14, affecting over 31,000. Regional government is continuing search and rescue efforts.
 Source: glidenumber Also refer to information from GDACS and ReliefWeb.


Status Update: 05/08/2010


Contacts:

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Link: http://www.un-spider.org

 

Contact Point in Burkina Faso:

Mr. Rigobert Bayala
Directeur du Suivi Ecologique et des Statistiques
Direction Générale de la Conservation de la Nature
Ministère de l'Environnement et du Cadre de Vie
03 BP 7044 DGCN Ouagadougou 03
Burkina Faso
GSM         (+226)76863636
               (+226)70540262

Abdoulaye DIEYE
GIS Officer
UNOCHA Regional Office for Western and Central Africa
Sacré-Coeur 3, VDN Villa n°9364
Tel : 33 869 85 14
Mobile : 77 569 96 54
E-mail : dieye3@un.org

Coordinates of affected areas (AOI)

Geographical Coordinates for SAFER activation request

AOI 1

Upper Left :
Lat:  13°44'16.8''N
Long: 0°45'57.6''W   

Lower Right :
Lat: 12°23'52.8''N
Long: 0°2'16.8''E

AOI 2

Upper Left :
Lat:  14°02' N
Long: 0°00'30''W   

Lower Right :
Lat: 13°24' N
Long: 0°46' E

AOI 3

Center point
Lat:  13°18' 56.01" N
Long: 0°31'12.85'' W   

 

SAFER

Activation requested on 30/07/2010
Activation Request accepted: 30/07/2010
Requested by WFP  on behalf of UNOOSA \ UN-SPIDER
Link:

Project Manager:

David Hello
SAFER Focal Point contact
Phone: +32 28 08 43 09

 

Space-based resources:

Satellite Tasking No Satellite Sensor Time (UTC) Area Type Status Remarks/
Products
 0

 Landsat-7

 TM  1/11/2001

Upper Left: Lat:13°44'16.8''N
Long:0°45'57.6''W

Lower Right :
Lat: 12°23'52.8''N
Long: 0°2'16.8''E

 Archive  Acquired ZKI*
ZKI*
 1 Radarsat-2  SAR  1/08/2010 Upper Left: Lat:13°44'16.8''N
Long:0°45'57.6''W

Lower Right :
Lat: 12°23'52.8''N
Long: 0°2'16.8''E  Post-disaster  Acquired ZKI*
ZKI* 2 Terra ASTER  8.8.2010, 10.8.2010 Upper Left: Lat:13°44'16.8''N
Long:0°45'57.6''W

Lower Right :
Lat: 12°23'52.8''N
Long: 0°2'16.8''E Post-disaster Scheduled  

 

 *For higher-resolution imagery, please contact UN-SPIDER on spaceaid@unoosa.org

Other Space based Information:

GDACS:
Link: http://www.gdacs.org/reports.asp?eventType=FL&ID=2010_106&country=Burkino%20Faso&location=BFA&system=asgard&alertlevel=Green&glide_no=FL-2010-000145-BFA

Situation reports:

UN OCHA:
Link: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900sid/EGUA-87TQ9K?OpenDocument&rc=1&emid=FL-2010-000118-GHA
 

 

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Burkina Faso
Region: 
Burkina Faso
Occurance Date: 
28/07/2010
latitude: 
-1.38382
longitude: 
12.9424