Floods in Senegal

Torrential rain since Thursday, September, 2nd 2010 lead to floods in the main part of Senegal and many towns. The most affected, Dakar, the capital gathers in his suburbs (Pikine and Guediewaye Departements) more than 30,000 affected households. Departement of Velingara in the South of Senegal gathers 1,042 affected people with 105.5 ha of flooded farms.
Source: OCHA- ROWCA

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Status Update: 13/09/2010

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Contacts:

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Link: http://www.un-spider.org

 

Contact Point in Senegal:
Abdoulaye DIEYE
GIS Officer
United Nations OCHA/ROWCA
Sacré-Coeur 3, VDN Villa n°9364
Tel : 33 869 85 14
Mobile : 77 569 96 54
E-mail : dieye3@un.org
Website: http://ochaonline.un.org/rowca

Coordinates of affected areas (AOI)

Geographical Coordinates for SAFER activation request
 

Upper Left :
Lat: 14° 49' 13.6"
Long: 17° 27' 10.9"

Lower Right :
Lat:14° 42' 58.2"
Long: 17° 17' 50.6"

 

SAFER

Activation requested on 09/09/2010
Activation Request accepted: 10/09/2010 under the number: GERS057
Requested by WFP on behalf of UNOOSA \ UN-SPIDER
Link:

SAFER Focal Point contact
Phone: +32 28 08 43 09
E-mail: safer-focalpoint@infoterra.fr

Service provider is the Center for Satellite Based Crisis Information (ZKI - http://www.zki.dlr.de/) - Oberpfaffenhofen
Supported by: Service Régional de Traitement d'Image et de Télédétection (SERTIT - http://sertit.u-strasbg.fr/) - Strasbourg

Space-based resources

Satellite Tasking NoSatelliteSensorTime (UTC)AreaTypeStatusRemarks/
Products
 0  Landsat-7  ETM+  17/09/2005

Upper Left :
Lat: 14° 57' 00"
Long: 17° 30' 00"

Lower Right :
Lat:14° 35' 00"
Long: 17° 02' 00"

 Archive  Acquired

 

ZKI

0 Landsat-7 ETM+ 08/12/2005

Upper Left :
Lat: 13°16'00"
Long: 14°20'00"

Lower Right :
Lat: 12°47'00"
Long: 13°44' 00"

Archive Acquired ZKI
 0  Cosmo-Skymed  SAR  14/08/2009

Upper Left :
Lat: 14° 49' 13.6"
Long: 17° 30' 00"

Lower Right :
Lat:14° 39' 00"
Long: 17° 18' 00"

 Pre-disaster  Acquired  ZKI
1 Cosmo-Skymed SAR 12/09/2010

Upper Left :
Lat: 14° 49' 13.6"
Long: 17° 30' 00"

Lower Right :
Lat:14° 39' 00"
Long: 17° 18' 00"

Post-disaster Acquired ZKI
               

 

Other Space based Information:

Situation reports:

UN OCHA:

Link:

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods
Region: 
Senegal
Occurance Date: 
02/09/2010
latitude: 
14.75
longitude: 
-17.3333