Emergency Support

UN-SPIDER facilitates fast and efficient access to space-based information for countries as well as international and regional organizations. This includes all types of information provided by Earth observation satellites, communication satellites and global navigation satellite systems. On the emergency support pages below, UN-SPIDER compiles links and information on satellite-based sources for selected major disasters

Disasters covered by emergency support

Type Event Country/Region Date
Extreme Temperature Cold wave in Peru Peru 05/06/2009
Severe Storm Severe storm in China, P. Rep. 03/06/2009
Drought Drought in Paraguay Paraguay 24/05/2009
Extreme Temperature Heat wave in India India 11/05/2009
Drought Drought in China P. Rep. 04/02/2009
Drought Drought in Thailand Thailand 27/01/2009
Drought Drought in Uruguay 16/01/2009
Earthquake Earthquake in Belize Belize 30/05/2009
Earthquake Earthquake in Honduras Honduras 29/05/2009
Flood Flash Flood in Thailand Thailand 27/05/2009
Mass Movement Landslide in Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 27/05/2009
Severe Storm Tropical cyclone in India India 26/05/2009
Severe Storm Tropical cyclone in Bangladesh Bangladesh 25/05/2009
Epidemic in Cook Is. 22/05/2009
Flood Flood in Dominican Rep. Dominican Republic 21/05/2009
Flood Flood in Haiti Haiti 21/05/2009
Flood Flood in Panama Panama 21/05/2009
Mass Movement Landslide in Philippines Philippines 19/05/2009
Flood Flood in Afghanistan Afghanistan 19/05/2009
Mass Movement Mudslide in Tajikistan Tajikistan 14/05/2009