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15 Oct 2018 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected landslide at in Bukalasi and surrounding areas located close to Mount Elgon in Manjiya District, Eastern Region, Uganda, as seen on Pleiades-1 satellite imagery with 0.5m resolution, collected on 13 October 2018. The analysis of the image shows that landslides and overflowed waters/mud seem to have hit Bukalasi along the stream and have potentially affected several houses and also caused cut of roads. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR - UNOSAT.

03 Oct 2018 description

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake occurred off the central Indonesian Island of Sulawesi on 28 September triggering a tsunami with 3 metre high waves.

At least 844 people are reported to have lost their lives, 600 have been hospitalized and almost 50,000 people have been displaced. Vice-President Jusuf Kalla has said the final death toll could be in the thousands.

The worst affected areas were the city of Palu where buildings and other infrastructure with rescuers still unable to reach the Donggala regency where 300,000 reside.

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