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Flood in Venezuela

Sunday, 06 August 2017

Type of Event:
Flood
Location of Event:
Venezuela
Date of Charter Activation:
6 August 2017
Time of Charter Activation:
22:04:00
Time zone of Charter Activation:
UTC-04:00
Charter Requestor:
ABAE on behalf of Civil Protection of Venezuela
Activation ID:
541
Project Management:
ABAE

Description of the event

Heavy rains fell for several days across eastern parts of Venezuela causing widespread flooding.

The floods are affecting an estimated number of 15,000 people and 500 have been forced to evacuate their homes. Largely affected areas are the states of Delta Amacuro, Bolivar and Merida.

The water level in the Orinoco and Caroni River's have risen, causing flooding to nearby residential areas.

The Civil Protection Agency of Venezuela raised alert levels to the highest level and provided support to people in the worst affected areas.

Flooding in Puerto Ordaz and San Felix, Bolivar State

Source: Sentinel-1
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 26/04/2017
Post-disaster: 12/08/2017

Copyright: Sentinel-1 © Copernicus Sentinel data (2017)
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Delta Amacuro State

Source: Sentinel-2 / RADARSAT-2
Acquired: Sentinel-2: 18/07/2017
RADARSAT-2: 11/08/2017

Copyright: RADARSAT-2 Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (2017) - All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official trademark of the Canadian Space Agency.
Sentinel-2 © Copernicus Sentinel data (2017)
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Delta Amacuro State

Source: Sentinel-2 / RADARSAT-2
Acquired: Sentinel-2: 18/07/2017
RADARSAT-2: 11/08/2017

Copyright: RADARSAT-2 Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (2017) - All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official trademark of the Canadian Space Agency.
Sentinel-2 © Copernicus Sentinel data (2017)
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Puerto Ordaz and San Felix, Bolivar State

Source: RADARSAT-2
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 29/01/2014
Post-disaster: 10/08/2017

Copyright: RADARSAT-2 Data and Products © MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (2017) - All Rights Reserved. RADARSAT is an official trademark of the Canadian Space Agency.
Map produced by ABAE

Floods in Puerto Ordaz and San Felix, Bolivar State

Source: WorldView-2
Acquired: 10/08/2017

Copyright: WorldView-2 © DigitalGlobe Inc.
Map produced by ABAE

Floods in Delta Amacuro state

Source: VRSS-1
Acquired: 10/08/2017

Copyright: VRSS-1 © ABAE (2017) – All rights reserved
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding on the Orinoco and Caroni Rivers, Bolivar State

Source: Landsat-8
Acquired: 04/08/2017

Copyright: Landsat 8 data and products © USGS (2017) - All rights reserved
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Municipality Caroni, Bolivar State

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 08/08/2017

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2017) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Municipality Caroni, Bolivar State

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 08/08/2017

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2017) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Municipality Caroni, Bolivar State

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 08/08/2017

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2017) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Municipality Caroni, Bolivar State

Source: Pleiades
Acquired: 08/08/2017

Copyright: Pleiades © CNES (2017) - Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space, all rights reserved
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Puerto Ordaz and San Felix

Source: VRSS-1
Acquired: 06/08/2017

Copyright: VRSS-1 © ABAE (2017) – All rights reserved
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Puerto Ordaz and San Felix

Source: VRSS-1
Acquired: 06/08/2017

Copyright: VRSS-1 © ABAE (2017) – All rights reserved
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Puerto Ordaz and San Felix, Bolivar State

Source: Sentinel-2
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 18/07/2017
Post-disaster: 31/07/2017

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2017)
Map produced by ABAE

Flooding in Puerto Ordaz and San Felix

Source: TanDEM-X
Acquired: 13/09/2016 and 08/08/2017

Copyright: German Aerospace Center (DLR), 2017 Airbus Defence and Space / Infoterra GmbH
Map produced by ABAE

Flood detection in Venezuela

Source: Suomi-NPP/VIIRS
Acquired: Between 01/08/2017 and 06/08/2017

Copyright: NASA/NOAA (2017)
Map produced by NOAA

Flood detection in Venezuela

Source: Suomi-NPP/VIIRS
Acquired: Between 01/08/2017 and 06/08/2017

Copyright: NASA/NOAA (2017)
Map produced by NOAA