Port St John flooding

April 5, 2023

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) uses Earth Observation Satellite data to aid authorities and businesses in the Eastern Cape Province flooding

[caption id="attachment_13457" align="alignleft" width="652"] Satellite image over Port St John showing flood affected areas[/caption] The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) used Earth Observation Satellite data to map infrastructure damage following the heavy rainfall and flooding in Mnquma, Mbashe,

Remote sensing in disaster management

Natural disasters place humanity at nature's mercy. Thanks to technologies in use by SANSA's Earth Observation team, we have the ability to mitigate their effects. Technologies like Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems allow SANSA to monitor disasters such