Details of Disaster Information


Australia : Flood : 2010/12/28
GLIDE: FL-2010-000259-AUS 
Satellite Images (Sentinel Asia): ERAUGA000005 DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2010/12/28
Country
   or
District
Australia
Name Flood
Outline North-eastern Australia's worst flooding in decades is continuing to cause chaos across the region.Around 1,000 people in Queensland have been evacuated, including the entire population of the town of Theodore.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • World Bank 2011/07/21
    The Queensland flooding of early 2011 was Australia’s largest natural disaster in recent memory with a “ballpark” estimate of US$ 15.9 billion1 in total damages and economic losses (with a public reconstruction cost of approximately US$7.2 billion).
  • BBC news 2011/01/17
    At least 18 people have lost their lives in Australia\'s flood disaster so far. Dozens are still missing.
  • BBC news 2011/01/10
    Officials in the Australian state of Queensland say at least 72 people are missing after flash floods which have already claimed eight lives.
  • CNN. com 2011/01/06
    Police said 10 people have died as a result of flooding since November 30 and at least 200,000 people have been affected.

  • CNN. com 2011/01/03
    The flooding has directly impacted about 200,000 people, according to Emergency Management Queensland
  • BBC news 2010/12/29
    Floods force mass evacuations in Queensland, Australia
Pictures
  • NASA 2011/01/13
    Australia: Flooding in Brisbane Suburbs (as of 13 January 2011)
  • NASA 2011/01/09
    Australia: Flooding in Rockhampton (as of 9 January 2011)