Ocean storm in southern Laos

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Type of Event Ocean storm, Flood
Location of Event Lao People's Democratic Republic
Date of Charter Activation 05/10/2009
Charter Requestor UNOOSA on behalf of FAO
Project Management Pacific Disaster Center

Description of the Event

Tropical Storm Ketsana hit Southern Laos on 29 September causing widespread flooding. Many areas are still inaccessible and over 20 people are dead.

Images and/or Image product Delivered under the Charter

Laos Flooding - May 2009

Source: TerraSAR-X

Acquired: 12/10/2009

Copyright DLR - German Aerospace Center
Map produced by Pacific Disaster Center

 

Laos Flooding - May 2009

Source: Envisat

Acquired: 04/10/2009

Copyright ESA (European Space Agency)
Map produced by Pacific Disaster Center