Ocean storm in Vietnam

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Type of Event Typhoon
Location of Event Vietnam
Date of Charter Activation 29/09/2009
Charter Requestor UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNDP
Project Management UNITAR/UNOSAT

Description of the Event

The typhoon Ketsana hit Vietnam and it is expected to hit central provinces this evening, 29 September. Cities from Quang Binh to Quang Nam provinces will be severely affected by the typhoon. More than 170,000 people will be evacuated.

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Flood waters in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam

Source: RADARSAT-1 and RADARSAT-2
ASTER GDEM
Google Map Maker
CISIN, ESRI, USGS, NGA

Acquired: Pre-disaster: 05/07/01
Post-disaster: 03/10/09

Copyright RADARSAT Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. - All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official trademark of the Canadian Space Agency.
METI and NASA
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

 

Flood affected areas in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam

Source: ALOS - PALSAR
ASTER GDEM
Google Map Maker
CISIN, ESRI, USGS, NGA

Acquired: Pre-disaster: 14/10/08
Post-disaster: 30/09/09

Copyright JAXA
METI and NASA
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT