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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 B

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 12/02/2014 - 11:11
latitude: 
-3.37306
longitude: 
29.9189

Flood in Burundi

Since February heavy rains mixed with hail storm have fell in the western region of Burundi and subsequent flooding affected several areas of Cibitoke.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Burundi
Region: 
Cibitoke and Bujumbura Rural Provinces
Occurance Date: 
16/02/2010

Flood in Burundi

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

Disaster Information
Name: 
Flood in Burundi
Region: 
Burundi
Occurance Date: 
12/04/2009