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 Costa Rica Costa Rica 08/01/2009
Flood Flood in Mozambique Mozambique 08/01/2009
Flood Flood in Malawi Malawi 08/01/2009
Earthquake Earthquake in Indonesia Indonesia 04/01/2009
Mass Movement Landslide in Guatemala Guatemala 04/01/2009
Flood Flood in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 03/01/2009
Severe Storm Severe storm in South Africa South Africa 03/01/2009
Extreme Temperature Cold wave in India India 03/01/2009
Severe Storm Tropical cyclone in Philippines Philippines 03/01/2009
Epidemic in Uganda Uganda 01/01/2009
Epidemic in Mali Mali 01/01/2009
Epidemic in Niger Niger 01/01/2009
Epidemic in Nigeria Nigeria 01/01/2009
Extreme Temperature Cold wave in Belgium Belgium 01/01/2009
Extreme Temperature Cold wave in France France 01/01/2009
Extreme Temperature cold wave in Germany Germany 01/01/2009
Extreme Temperature Cold Wave in Portugal Portugal 01/01/2009
Extreme Temperature Cold wave in Ukraine Ukraine 01/01/2009
Epidemic in Chad Chad 01/01/2009
Epidemic in Nepal Nepal 24/07/2009