Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Flood in Niger (2017-09-07)

Description

Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-07 15:40:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-08-31 00:00:00 Event type: Flood (Riverine flood)

Activation reason:
Torrential rains have caused serious flooding in Niger at the end of August 2017. The authorities reported that hundreds of houses have been destroyed, key roads cut in several parts of the country and ordered thousands of people to leave their homes in the capital, Niamey.

Reference maps produced: 4 Delineation maps produced: 5 Grading maps produced: 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.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Flood in Niger (2017-09-07). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/d968bbdf-93bc-48ea-ac5d-8d048a318591
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Additional information
Issue date 2017-09-07
Landing page http://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR235
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
Identifier http://data.europa.eu/89h/d968bbdf-93bc-48ea-ac5d-8d048a318591
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14.247910159° N, 7.13403569317° E, 13.0105046637° S, 1.39924549701° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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