Satellite images and GIS procedures are key elements for emergency management, especially in case of events hitting developing countries, more vulnerable to calamities and less prepared to face them. This article aims to show the procedure applied for the pro-duction of a cartography of flooded areas during the early impact phase; these activities are developed within ITHACA, centre of excellence, in charge of giving technological support to the WFP (World Food Programme), the biggest agency of the UN. The flood in Mozambique, occurred in January 2007, is illustrated as an example of events management.
|Titolo:||EARLY IMPACT PROCEDURES FOR FLOOD EVENTSFEBRUARY 2007 MOZAMBIQUE FLOOD|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2008|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|