DATASET

Flood in Malawi (2015-01-25)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

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 products: 4
Delineation products: 6
Grading products: 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.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (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

Keywords

Copernicus Emergency Management EMSR116 Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus Emergency Management Service Flood Copernicus Service Copernicus EMS CEMS Malawi Mapping Rapid Mapping Emergency MWI

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR116]: Flood in Malawi (2015-01-25)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
POLYGON((34.014985113006 -15.160364998151,35.930609610329 -15.160364998151,35.930609610329 -17.186788960798,34.014985113006 -17.186788960798,34.014985113006 -15.160364998151))
GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2015-01-25
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR116 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/4ec3c491-c7f3-4ecf-9f23-e5d7843a0d49
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