Flood

Floods in Panama

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Due to the effect of a low pressure system in the Caribbean Sea interacting with

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Floods in Panama

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000225-PAN

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Panama (Chiriquí, Veraguas, Colón, Darién and Coclí)

Occurance Date: 

11/11/2010
activated

latitude: 

9

longitude: 

-82

Floods in The Philippines

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Floods caused by continuous rains affected 117 families and 548 persons. Rescue teams were mobilized in search for the missing.

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Floods in The Philippines

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000219-PHL

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The Philippines

Occurance Date: 

03/11/2010

latitude: 

13

longitude: 

122

Flood in Senegal

English

On Sunday 17 and Monday 18 October, the region of Saint-Louis and its surrounding areas received 98 mm of rains. The rain added to the already 325 mm downpour in August and September and brought the city into a catastrophic situation with many casualties and damages.

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Flood in Senegal

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000217-SEN

Region: 

Senegal

Occurance Date: 

17/10/2010

latitude: 

14

longitude: 

-14

Flood in Togo

English

The torrential rains of September and early October 2010 in West Africa especially in Benin and Togo have caused the overflow of rivers and consequently caused flooding in many parts of Togo especially in the South. The rainy season started in Togo in June and immediately the downpour have been causing severe flooding in many parts of the country with a lot of humanitarian concerns.

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Flood in Togo

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000215-TGO

Region: 

Togo

Occurance Date: 

17/10/2010

latitude: 

6

longitude: 

1

Flash Floods in Thailand

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The Government of Thailand has issued a warning for possible flash floods and mudslides in 15 southern provinces in the coming days as three more deaths were reported from rising waters. The floods, the worst to hit parts of Thailand in decades, have left at least 59 people dead since October 10. The authorities estimate that 3.2 million people across the country have been affected by the floods, with homes submerged and farmland or cattle destroyed. The situation is expected to continue for weeks.

 

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Flash Floods in Thailand

GLIDEnumber: 

NA

Region: 

Thailand - Southern Provinces

Occurance Date: 

10/10/2010
activated

latitude: 

14

longitude: 

102

Floods in Japan

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In Japan floods triggered by record heavy rainfall have occurred since 20 October 2010.

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Floods in Japan

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2010-000212-JPN

Region: 

Japan

Occurance Date: 

20/10/2010

latitude: 

36

longitude: 

138

Activities of the European Satellite Operators Association (ESO) Disaster Management

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ESOA represents all European satellite operators. The Association works with policy-makers to ensure that satellite technology and services are taken into proper account in the delivery of public sector objectives so citizens all over the globe can benefit from them.

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The UN-SPIDER Knowledge Management & Information Dissemination System

Türksat’s Satellite Communication for Emergency Reponse in the Field

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Human Aspects related
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Turksat's - Satellite Services - Emergency Communication - Current Projects

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Current Status and Considerations for the Future

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Introduction of German Aerospace Center on the international cooperation and engagement in disaster management. Points of current status and recommendations for the future included.

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