Floods in Vietnam

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Type of Event Flood
Location of Event Vietnam
Date of Charter Activation 07/10/2010
Charter Requestor UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNDP
Project Management UNOSAT

Description of the Event

From 1 - 5 October 2010, provinces Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Nghe An and Thua Thien Hue have been affected by torrential rains, with an average total rainfall of 300 to 800mm. Quang Binh worst affected with 1,600mm. 
Estimated that 20% of population has been affected, more than 61,000 houses damaged and 90% of community health centres in Quang Binh flooded.
 

Images and/or Image product Delivered under the Charter

Floods in Vietnam

Source: ALOS PALSAR

Acquired: 22/10/2010

Copyright JAXA METI 2010 - Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

 

Floods in Vietnam

Source: UNOSAT, TRIMM

Acquired: 07/10/2010 - 10/10/2010

Copyright NASA 2010 - Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

 

Floods in Vietnam

Source: Radarsat-2, Envisat ASAR

Acquired: 08/10/2010 - 10/10/2010

Copyright Canadian Space Agency, ESA 2010 - Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

 

Floods in Vietnam

Source: UNOSAT, TRIMM (NASA)

Acquired: 1/10/2010 - 06/10/2010

Copyright NASA 2010 - Map produced by UNITAR/ UNOSAT