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Haiti Surveillance Request

Haiti | 2021-Aug-18

Initial Notification: USCG D7 is supporting rescue efforts in Haiti following the recent earthquake and tropical storm. On August 18, 2021, the USCG requested that NOAA employ our NESDIS satellite imagery to ascertain if any pollution fallout might be determined that would lead to any response assistance. A request went forward to NESDIS to monitor around Haiti for the next week or two to observe for any indicated spills.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 19° 6.84′ North
Longitude (approximate): 72° 17.73′ West