Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Malawi (2015-01-25)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2015-01-25 12:30:00 Event time (UTC): 2015-01-17 09:00:00 Event type: Flood

Activation reason:
Heavy rains over the last few weeks have led to severe flooding across Malawi. To date, an estimated 173.700 people have been displaced. The floods have also caused extensive damage to crops, livestock and infrastructure. The southern districts of Nsanje, Chikwawa, Phalombe and Zomba are the most affected. Some areas are inaccessible, impeding the conduction of assessments.

Reference maps produced: 4 Delineation maps produced: 6 Grading maps produced: 0

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2015):  Flood in Malawi (2015-01-25). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/4ec3c491-c7f3-4ecf-9f23-e5d7843a0d49
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Issue date 2015-01-25
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR116
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/4ec3c491-c7f3-4ecf-9f23-e5d7843a0d49
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-15.1603649982° N, 35.9306096103° E, -17.1867889608° S, 34.014985113° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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