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DLR mapping provides rapid relief after flooding in Nepal and north India
After an embankment on the Koshi river in eastern Nepal was breached on 18 August 2008, there was extensive flooding. This affected more than three million people, destroying 250 000 homes in 1600 villages. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) with the help of radar images from space mapped the flood areas in detail.
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Created: 02/08/2008 16:20:00