Rapid Mapping

Romania and Ukraine flood

ITHACA produced the first map concerning the flood event occurred in Romania and Ukraine.

Two days before, Romania requested support to access existing mechanisms for acquiring imagery to face the current flooding emergency in Romania under the coordination of UNOOSA.

The map shows flooded areas on the border of Romania, Ukraine and Moldova; Modis satellite data was processed and integrated in WFP/ITHACA Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI). The map, available on ITHACA website (ithacaweb.org), on ReliefWeb portal (http://www.reliefweb.int) and also on the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) web site (http://portal.rosa.ro).

Image: NASA