Niger - Niamey Flood extent map - Detail, observation the 29/08/2012
Flooding in Niger has caused many deaths, destroyed houses, and populations being displaced, The humanitarian situation is critical, the international community is responding with France sending civil security emergency rescue teams. The International Charter was triggered by the French civil security in order to assist the organization of emergency response.
This crisis cartographic product shows the flood situation in Niamey area, as detected from a TerraSAR-X image (3,25m) acquired the 29th of August 2012,
This map should be used with precaution, exhaust ivity is not guaranteed, particularly in urban areas.