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Floods in Iraq

Archived satellite image of a flood in Iraq in 2004.

On 29 November 2013, the Iraqi government requested UN-SPIDER to provide satellite images to monitor and manage floods in Baghdad city.

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods
Region: 
Baghdad, Iraq
Occurance Date: 
29/11/2013
latitude: 
33.325
longitude: 
44.422

Iraq: UN-SPIDER network acquires satellite imagery for floods

Satellite-detected areas of flood waters in the Wasit Governorate in eastern Ira

The Iraqi government on Tuesday 7 May 2013 declared a state of maximum alert in all its service agencies to deal with the floods that have affected several cities in southern Iraq since Sunday.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 13/05/2013 - 07:10
latitude: 
30.8079
longitude: 
46.9336

Iraq: Plans for satellite for environmental monitoring

Desertification affects 80 percent of arable land in Iraq

Iraq is planning the launch of a satellite at the end of the year to better manage water crises, as the newspaper Almonitor reported.

Publishing Information
Publishing Date: 
Wed, 08/05/2013 - 11:24
latitude: 
33.325
longitude: 
44.422

Floods in Iraq

In the Erbil and Dahuk Governorates over 3,000 persons (500 families) across ten locations in the mountainous districts of Mergasur, Rawanduz, Choman, Zhakho, Sumel, Aqra were affected by flash flo

Disaster Information
Name: 
Floods
Region: 
Iraq
Occurance Date: 
10/11/2009

Dust Storm over Iraq

 

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 13/07/2009 - 06:00