DATASET

Flash flood in Afghanistan (2020-09-02)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-09-02 13:39:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-08-25 02:00:00
Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:
Afghanistan‘s National Disaster management Agency (ANDMA) reports flooding has affected Eastern provinces of the country after heavy rainfall since 25 August 2020. At least 35 people have died in the floods in Parwan, Kapisa, Panjshir, Wardak, Logar, Paktika, Paktia, Nuristan and Nangarhar provinces. Areas of Parwan district have been particularly affected after flash floods struck overnight, between 25 and 26 August. ANDMA reported at least 30 fatalities in the province, with 20 injured and 300 homes destroyed or severely damaged.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 1

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) (2020): Flash flood in Afghanistan (2020-09-02). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/725ade39-1cd5-4199-bb1f-9335833ec6d3

Keywords

AFG Afghanistan CEMS Rapid Mapping Flood Copernicus Emergency Management Copernicus Emergency Management Service Mapping Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation EMSR459 Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR459]: Flash flood in Afghanistan (2020-09-02)
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
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GEO
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Lineage information

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Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-23
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2020-09-02
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR459 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/725ade39-1cd5-4199-bb1f-9335833ec6d3
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