Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Risk of failure of the Ituango Dam in Colombia (2018-05-22)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2018-05-22 20:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-05-16 17:00:00 Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
The Ituango Dam is an embankment dam under construction on the Cauca river. A series of events starting from 28/4/2018 and currently ongoing pose a high risk of failure of this dam. The estimated potentially affected population is around 120.000

Reference maps produced: 9 Delineation maps produced: 14 Grading maps produced: 2

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Risk of failure of the Ituango Dam in Colombia (2018-05-22). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/8cc0ec29-bec9-409d-b278-eeccc763fe73
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Issue date 2018-05-22
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR286
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/8cc0ec29-bec9-409d-b278-eeccc763fe73
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8.12510086626° N, -74.7319270543° E, 6.63167880197° S, -75.9842286637° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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