Mauritania

ASAL: Remote Sensing for locust infestation in Algeria and Mauritania

Identification of the reproduction areas of locust in the North-East of Mauritan
Identification of the reproduction areas of locust in the region of Illizi (Alge
Identification of the reproduction areas of locust in the region of Illizi

Within the framework of its collaboration with the Algerian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) - host to one of UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Offices - has mapped potential locust reproduction zones in the South of Algeria and the North-East of Mauritania. The experts analyzed the ecological conditions of the migratory locust for the period between 18 January and 3 February 2014.

English

Publishing Date: 

Fri, 28/03/2014 - 08:33

Country/Region: 

latitude: 

27

longitude: 

8
Fri, 03/28/2014

Flood in Mauritania

English

Torrential rain from 19 to 21 August 2010 led to the flooding of 8 regions affecting 38 communities. The collapse of houses has led to the displacement of over 1,000 families.

Source: GLIDEnumber

Country/Region: 

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Flood

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000176-MRT

Region: 

Mauritania

Occurance Date: 

08/09/2010

latitude: 

21

longitude: 

-11

Floods in Mauritania

English

A child was killed and more than 3,500 people were left homeless when heavy rains caused houses to collapse in southwestern Mauritania, state media reported on Saturday (29/08/2009)

Source: Glide number

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-20009-000170

Region: 

Mauritania

Occurance Date: 

29/08/2009
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