Ukraine - Potential dam collapse

Chance of failing pit dam now imminent. The territory of the town of Kalush and villages of Kropyvnyk and Sivka-Kaluska in Kalush district of Ivano-Frankivsk region were declared an “ecological catastrophe zone” for a period of 90 days by Presidential decree, and was backed by Parliament. In compliance with the President Yuschenko's decree, the Cabinet of Ministers is urged to immediately evacuate people from this area. UNDAC team mission to leave on Monday 1 March 2010 Source: OCHA, VirtualOSOCC

 

 

Available Space-based Information for: Ukraine- Potential Dam Collapse

Status Update: 08/03/2010
 
 

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

Email: un-spider@unoosa.org

Link: http://www.un-spider.org

 

UN-SPIDER Regional Support Office Ukraine:
NSAU-NASU Space Research Institute
Dr. Serhiy Skakun
Senior Scientist
Kiev, Ukraine
Email: serhiy.skakun@ikd.kiev.ua
Phone: 0038(044)526-25-53
FAX: 0038(044)526-41-24
 
UNEP/UNOCHA Contact:
Rene Nijenhuis
Information Management Officer
Tel: +41 79 477 0872
  
International Charter:
Activated on 26/02/2010
Project Manager: Wendi Pedersen
Phone: +41 22 767 4020
Email: wendi.pedersen@unitar.org
Charter Requester:  UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNEP/UNOCHA
Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org

Geographical Coordinates:
Center Point:
Lat 49 degrees 4' 42'' N
Long 24 degrees 25' 27'' E
 
DigitalGlobe - Crisis Event Service
Activated
 
 
Satellite Tasking No
Satellite
Sensor
Date
Area
Type
Status
Remarks
 1  Quickbird-2    4 Mar  Center Lat/Long: 49.029°/24.32°    Collected  Browse Image
               
 
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Disaster Information
Name: 
Potential dam collapse
Region: 
Ukraine
Occurance Date: 
25/02/2010
latitude: 
49.0276
longitude: 
24.3164