DATASET

Flood in Sulaymaniyah District, Iraq (2021-11-21)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-11-21 23:30:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-11-20 00:00:00
Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
A destructive flood struck Sulaymaniyyah District in the Kurdish region of Iraq, due to intense rainfall. This area is particularly sensitive to floods because large and densely built-up areas exist in a floodplain located at the food of a large (70 Kmq) catchment. In the last year thousand of people were affected by floods after very intense rainfall.

Reference products: 1
Delineation products: 2
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) (2021): Flood in Sulaymaniyah District, Iraq (2021-11-21). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/8868df15-6a98-437d-b4d8-857ae0615e49

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Emergency Emergency Management EMSR551 Flood Iraq IRQ Mapping Rapid Mapping Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Service

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR551]: Flood in Sulaymaniyah District, Iraq (2021-11-21)
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

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2022-01-10
Modified date
2022-01-10
Issued date
2021-11-21
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR551 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/8868df15-6a98-437d-b4d8-857ae0615e49
Popularity