Burundi

IGAC: Preparing for the 2015 International Geomatic Week

International Geomatic Week 2015 will particularly focus on "Geospatial information for building peace"

IGAC, the Agustín Codazzi Geographic Institute, UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, as part of the celebration of its 80 year anniversary, is presenting the sixth edition of the International Geomatics Week. This time the event will take place between 10 and 14 August of 2015 at the Wyndham Hotel Bogota, Colombia.

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Free tagging: 

Publishing Date: 

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:01

latitude: 

5

longitude: 

-74
Thu, 05/14/2015

UN-SPIDER news: 

0

Burundi: International Charter activated due to floods and landslides

Lake Tanganyika from space

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated yesterday, on request of UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA, in order to provide satellite-based maps of floods and landslides in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi.

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Country/Region: 

Publishing Date: 

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 11:11

latitude: 

-3

longitude: 

30
Wed, 02/12/2014

Flood in Burundi

English

Since February heavy rains mixed with hail storm have fell in the western region of Burundi and subsequent flooding affected several areas of Cibitoke. The worst affected were Cibitoke and Bujumbura Rural Provinces where an estimated of 198 families had houses damaged and 2938 hectares of crops (rice, beans, cassava and potatoes) destroyed.

Source GLIDEnumber

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Flood in Burundi

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000057-BDI

Region: 

Cibitoke and Bujumbura Rural Provinces

Occurance Date: 

16/02/2010

Flood in Burundi

English

Rain-induced floods have displaced over 8,000 people in a commune north of Bujumbura, the Burundian capital, and damaged at least 1,200 houses as well as crops

Source : Glide number

 

Ressources from OCHA/Reliefweb, click here

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Flood in Burundi

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000075-BDI

Region: 

Burundi

Occurance Date: 

12/04/2009
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