DATASET

Flood in Honduras and Nicaragua (2018-10-09)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2018-10-09 15:58:00
Event time (UTC): 2018-10-06 03:00:00
Event type: Flood (Flash flood)

Activation reason:
Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador have been stroke by heavy rains starting from the 6th of october 2018. At least 13 people have lost their lives in rains that inundated parts of the involved countries. WFP Country Offices and other Disaster Agencies Disaster agencies in all three countries reported that at least 7.013 people In Honduras, 24.000 people in Nicaragua and 125.190 have been evacuated or moved in shelters. Most of the rain was blamed on a low-pressure system off the Pacific coast of El Salvador. Hurricane Michael in the Caribbean could have also contributed. Honduras is one of the most affected countries by the heavy rains: it is expected that soil saturation may trigger landslides across the country

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 8
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) (2018): Flood in Honduras and Nicaragua (2018-10-09). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/d6a33f31-9ebd-484a-95e4-0be996b07d79

Keywords

Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation CEMS Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency Copernicus Emergency Management EMSR321 Flood Copernicus Emergency Management Service HND Honduras Mapping NIC Nicaragua Rapid Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR321]: Flood in Honduras and Nicaragua (2018-10-09)
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((-87.5800789424 30.655467772433,-86.712859646223 30.655467772433,-86.712859646223 12.9659569471,-87.5800789424 12.9659569471,-87.5800789424 30.655467772433))
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
2018-10-09
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR321 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/d6a33f31-9ebd-484a-95e4-0be996b07d79
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