Viet Nam

Vietnam: Preliminary Rapid Flood Assessment Quang Binh Province, 8 November 2017


UNOSAT Rapid Flood Assessment

Purpose of the flood rapid assessment is to give a quick overview of the magnitude and severity of the event in Quang Binh.

Rapid Flood Assessment was conducted over the area covered by the Radarsat-2 image acquired on 7 November 2017

Province analysed: Quang Binh. This province was not in the trajectory of the cyclone DAMREY-17

Rapid Flood Assessment compares 2 different situations:

  • Post Event: Image after the passage of Cyclone DAMREY-17 (7 November 2017)

  • Pre Event: Image before the passage of Cyclone DAMREY-17 (3 November 2017)

Main results / findings:

  • Not major icrease of surface waters was observed.

  • Origin of wet saturated agricultural soils are mainly paddy fields (normal seasonal waters)