Minimize Flood extent map - Agadez, Niger

This flood extent map shows Agadez, Niger and was created using Pleiades data acquired on 30 August 2012.

Western Africa has been experiencing the worst floods in fifty years this season, caused by excessive rain. Niger is one of the countries affected by these floods, and this map provides an overview of the situation in Agadez.

The map was produced to aid in disaster relief and recovery, and also as part of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'.

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Map produced by SERTIT.

Credit: CNES 2012, distribution Astrium Services / Spot Image S.A. all rights reserved.