UN-SPIDER UPDATE: SAMOA, AMERICAN SAMOA - TSUNAMI - SPACE-BASED INFORMATION STATUS UPDATE

SpaceAid - Available Space-based Information for:
Samoa and American Samoa - Tsunami - 29 Sept 2009

Status Updated 13/10/2009

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER:
David Stevens
Focal Point: ( spaceaid (at) unoosa.org )
Link: http://www.un-spider.org/

ReliefWeb:
Available maps: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.nsf/doc404?OpenForm&emid=TS-2009-000209-...

International Charter:
Activated 30/09/2009
Project Manager: Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
Charter Requestor :UNOOSA on behalf of UNOCHA/Pacific
Link: http://www.disasterscharter.org/web/charter/activation_details?p_r_p_141...

 

National Contact Points
TBA

 

Other Space-based Information:

Disaster assessment of the Samoa Earthquake and Tsunami:
Formosat-2 Rapid Response Team, National Cheng-Kung University
Link: http://140.116.228.186/Samoa/PacificHazards.aspx

GDACS:

America Samoa: http://www.gdacs.org/reports.asp?eventType=EQ&ID=66388&system=asgard&loc...
Samoa:http://www.gdacs.org/reports.asp?eventType=EQ&ID=66525&system=asgard&loc...

NOAA: http://nctr.pmel.noaa.gov/samoa20090929.html

UNITAR/UNOSAT: An atlas of tsunami damages on Saval´i & Upolu Islands, Samoa, has been produced by UNOSAT. This atlas map product illustrates satellite-detected areas of likely building and vegetation damage caused by the magnitude 8.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami on 29 September 2009. A total of 9 separate focus maps are included, highlighting damage sites identified from post-disaster satellite imagery collected from 30 September to 4 October 2009.
Please download from: http://www.unosat.org/asp/prod_free.asp?id=126

Situation Reports:

WHO:
Samoa tsunami situation report 2
Link:http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/ASAZ-7WFH7A?OpenDocument

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent society
Samoa: Earthquake and Tsunami DREF Operation No. MDRWS001
Link: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900sid/EDIS-7WDLTM/$File/full_report.pdf

FEMA & Government of American Samoa:
Fact sheet - American Samoa tsunami response situational overview, 01 Oct 2009
Link: http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/MUMA-7WF3RS?OpenDocument
 

Other Links:

Pacific Disaster Net has setup a site to post all related info on the UNDAC post tsunami response in Samoa and Tonga.
Link: http://www.pacificdisaster.net:8080/Plone/samoa-tsunami/