2012-01-25 Landslide in Papua New Guinea on 25 January, 2012

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Landslide
  • Country: Papua New Guinea
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 25 January, 2012
  • Requester: Asian Disaster Reduction Center (ADRC)
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

On 24 January 2012, a massive landslide occurred at the above location in Papua New Guinea. 25 people are confirmed to be missing. To this stage no bodies have been found. The government has already committed some funds to help the relatives of the deceased.

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster



ALOS Pan-sharpen, P45 F3720 A0.0, Oct 2, 2010

 After Disaster



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