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2016-04-12 Landslide in Pakistan on 12 April, 2016

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Landslide
  • Country: Pakistan
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 12 April, 2016
  • Requester: Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) 
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

A landslide which was triggered by Rains in Dana area, Muzaffarabad district two days ago. The reports from the field indicate that more than 120 House were damaged, while other 400 houses are still at risk displacing nearly 800 families. In addition 80 % of agriculture land with standing crops was affected. The requester hoped the observation with the optical satellite within four days. However, because AOI area had been covered with clouds more than four days, we were not able to observe it.