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Floods in Balkans

Image captured by NASA’s Aqua satellite on 18 May 2014

In mid-May 2014, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia experienced the worst flood in over 120 years.

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Floods in Balkans
Región: 
Balkans
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
14/05/2014
latitud: 
43.9814
longitud: 
21.2456

State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon

Since 12 December, a winter storm, Alexa, has struck the Middle East causing days of snow and heavy rain.

Disaster Information
Región: 
State of Palestine, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
17/12/2013
latitud: 
31.3547
longitud: 
34.3088

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
Nombre: 
Floods
Región: 
Baghdad, Iraq
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
29/11/2013
latitud: 
33.325
longitud: 
44.422

Floods in India

Ganges and Yamuna river seen from space by MODIS/Aqua on 21 June 2013

In June 2013, North India experienced heavy rainfall that triggered devastating floods and landslides in the states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Floods in India
Región: 
Northern India
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
20/06/2013
latitud: 
28.8316
longitud: 
78.7783

Floods in Europe

In early June 2013, widespread flooding in central Europe has inundated swathes of Austria, Germany, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, killing at least 15 people.

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Floods in Central Europe
Región: 
Central Europe
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
02/06/2013
latitud: 
48.5667
longitud: 
13.4319

Floods in Israel, Palestine and Jordan

On 10 January 2013 the International Charter "Space and Major Disasters" was activated for floods in the Middle East to provide satellite imagery and derived maps.

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Floods
Región: 
Middle East
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
10/01/2013
latitud: 
32.1806
longitud: 
35.1302

Floods in Fiji

Intense and continuous rains brought on by tropical depression TD17F caused flooding in large parts of Fiji.In some places more than 300 mm of rain fell in less than 24 hours since the early hours

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Floods in Fiji
Región: 
Fiji, South Pacific
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
31/03/2012
latitud: 
-17.7134
longitud: 
178.065

Floods in Namibia

Namibia's President Pohamba declares floods emergency

Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba has declared a state of emergency following serious flooding in the north of the south

Disaster Information
Región: 
Cuvelai Delta, Namibia
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
28/03/2011
latitud: 
-17.8525
longitud: 
15.7187

Flood in Australia

Massive flooding that has swept through Queensland, Australia, and claimed at least one life will likely force the evacuation of at least 1,000 people

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Flood in Australia
Región: 
Australia
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
28/12/2010
latitud: 
-20.9176
longitud: 
142.703

Flood in Vietnam

Floods in South-Central Vietnam have cost the lives of 29 people and more than 39,212 flooded or damaged houses.

Disaster Information
Nombre: 
Flood in Vietnam
Región: 
Vietnam
Fecha de ocurrencia: 
17/11/2010
latitud: 
16.2558
longitud: 
107.574