Landslides in Turkey

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Type of Event Other, Landslides
Location of Event Turkey
Date of Charter Activation 14/02/2011
Charter Requestor Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency of Turkey
Project Management UNOSAT

Description of the Event

A landslide (subsidence) occured in Afsin - Elbisten Thermal Power Plant, Coal Mine on 10 February 2011 at 10:00 local time, 7 people survived from this event but 9 people remain lost under the debris. Rescue workers are still continuing in order to find the people under the soil debris.

Images and/or Image product Delivered under the Charter

Post-landslide assessment for Collalar Coalfield Kahramanmaras, Turkey

Source: PALSAR

Acquired: Pre-disaster: 16/12/2010
Post-disaster: 17/02/2011

Copyright JAXA, METI
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT

 

Post-landslide assessment for Collalar Coalfield Kahramanmaras, Turkey

Source: WorldView-2
USGS

Acquired: 17/02/2011

Copyright DigitaGlobe 2011
Map produced by UNITAR/UNOSAT