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
Earthquake Earthquake in Indonesia Indonesia 11/02/2009
Flood Flood in Costa Rica Costa Rica 10/02/2009
Flood Flood in Morocco Morocco 07/02/2009
Forest Fire Wildfire in Australia Australia 07/02/2009
Mass Movement Landslide in Colombia Colombia 07/02/2009
Mass Movement Mud slide in Argentina 01/02/2009
Extreme Temperature Cold wave in Mexico Mexico 01/02/2009
Flood Flood in Solomon Is. 01/02/2009
Flood Flood in Australia Australia 01/02/2009
Epidemic in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 01/02/2009
Severe Storm Tropical cyclone in Madagascar Madagascar 22/01/2009
Flood Flood in Dominican Rep. 30/01/2009
Mass Movement Landslide in Peru Peru 30/01/2009
Epidemic in Paraguay Paraguay 28/01/2009
Earthquake Earthquake in China, P. Rep 26/01/2009
Severe Storm Severe storm in Italy Italy 24/01/2009
Severe Storm Severe storm in France France 24/01/2009
Severe Storm Severe storm in Spain Spain 23/01/2009
Flood Flood in Romania Romania 23/01/2009
Extreme Temperature Cold wave in Bosnia Hercegovenia Bosnia and Herzegovina 22/01/2009