Activation time (UTC): 2017-09-07 12:40:00
Event time (UTC): 2017-09-06 11:00:00
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)
The islands of Sint Maarten, Saba and Sint Eustatius were struck by Hurricane IRMA on 7 September 2017. All three islands were impacted, but Sint Maarten sustained the most damage. The French part of the island was “95% destroyed” and a number of fatalities have been reported. In response the Netherlands has sent marines to St Maarten, and two aid flights.
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Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 4
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 (JRC) (2017): Hurricane Irma in Sint Maarten (2017-09-07). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/dec10c71-27e8-410a-b05b-a7fc69244dd1
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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.
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