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15 May 2018 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected flood water extent over Dadaab & Lagdera Sub Counties, Garissa County, Kenya. The analysis was conducted analyzing Sentinel-1 image acquired on the 4 May 2018. Within the analysis extent, ~ 43,300 ha of land appear to be inundated and around 23,000 people are living inside this flood water extent. Within the analysis extent, around 23,300 ha of inundated land are located inside Dabaad Sub County, potentially affecting 18,200 people.

15 May 2018 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected flood water extent over Wajir county, Kenya. The analysis was conducted by analyzing Sentinel-1 imagery acquired on the 4 May 2018. Within the analysis extent, around 111,800 ha of land appears to be inundated and more than 46,300 people are living inside this flood water extent.Within the analysis extent, the sub county of Wajir West presents 68,000 ha of land inundated and more than 6,100 people potentially affected while Wajir South presents ~ 26,300 ha of land inundated and ~ 19,000 people potentially affected.

11 May 2018 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected flood water extent along Tana River, Bura Sub County, Kenya. The analysis was conducted analyzing Sentinel-1 image acquired on the 4 May 2018. The analysis extent is focused on the river bed of Tana and the surrounding land between the primary road and the limit of the Tana River boundary, specifically were the population is concentrated. Within the analysis extent, more than 9,100 ha of land appear to be inundated and more than 9,800 people are living inside this flood water extent.

11 May 2018 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected flood water extent along Tana River, Galole and Garsen sub counties, Tana River county, Kenya. The analysis was conducted by analyzing Sentinel-1 imagery acquired on the 4 May 2018. The analysis extent is focused on the river bed of Tana, the surrounding land between the primary road and the limit of the Tana River boundary, specifically where the population is concentrated. Within the analysis extent, around 22,700 ha of land appears to be inundated and more than 21,600 people are living inside this flood water extent.

10 May 2018 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected flood water extent over Garsen, Magarini, Malindi and Lamu West Sub Counties, Kenya. The analysis was conducted analyzing Sentinel-1 image acquired on the 4 May 2018. Within the extent of the map more than 25,000 ha of land appear to be inundated and around 20,000 people are living inside this flood water extent. Within the map extent, around 13,000 ha of inundated land are located inside Garsen sub county, potentially affecting 5,000 people.

02 Jul 2015 description
map UNOSAT

Analysis with WorldView-2 Data Acquired 05 March 2015

02 Jul 2015 description
map UNOSAT

Analysis with Digital Elevation Model Data Derived from WorldView-2 Imagery

02 Jul 2015 description
map UNOSAT

Analysis with Landsat Data Acquired 08 March 2015

This map illustrates a landcover classification over Kalobeyei and Kakuma areas, Turkana Province, Kenya as derived from Landsat-8 multispectral imagery acquired the 08 March 2015 at 30m of pixel resolution. The classification is divided into 5 main classes: Savana and Sparse Vegetation, Sandy and alluvial soils with few vegetation, Baresoils and vegetated areas and riparian. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR - UNOSAT.

25 Jul 2014 description
report UNOSAT

25 July 2014, Nairobi, Kenya. 14 technical experts working at the IGAD Secretariat and its specialized programmes including the Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC), the Centre for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) and IGAD-Somalia, completes successfully a one week specialised refresher training on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing applications delivered by UNOSAT trainers.

24 Feb 2012 description

This map presents a time series analysis of fire burn scars and active wild fire locations within the Wajir district of Kenya, based on satellite data collected from 10 January to 23 February 2012. A total of 1,658km2 of scrub land in the area have been burned by wild fires since 10 January 2012. The town of Wajir does not appear to have been directly threatened, however the main road (B9) leading from the town south to Dadaab was likely closed along a 10km section by fires between 16 January and 11 February.

10 Aug 2011 description

This map presents satellite-derived information on the current extent and location of the Ifo camp and Ifo extension (approved by Kenyan authorities for operation on 14 July 2011) within the Dadaab area. There is clear tent expansion of Ifo camp and the beginings of organized tent placement in the southern edge of the Ifo extension. This is a preliminary assessment and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send feedback to UNITAR/UNOSAT at the contact information below. Additional reports will be produced as new imagery becomes available.

Note: Map in 3 pages

09 Aug 2011 description

This map presents satellite-derived information on the current extent and location of the Ifo I and Ifo II camps (approved by Kenyan authorities for operation on 14 July 2011) within the Dadaab area. There is clear tent expansion of Ifo I camp and the beginings of organized tent placement in the southern edge of Ifo II camp. This is a preliminary assessment and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send feedback to UNITAR/UNOSAT at the contact information below. Additional reports will be produced as new imagery becomes available.

Note: Map in 3 pages

08 Aug 2011 description

This map presents satellite-derived information on the current extent and location of the Ifo I and Ifo II camps (approved by Kenyan authorities for operation on 14 July 2011) within the Dadaab area. There is clear tent expansion of Ifo I camp and the beginings of organized tent placement in the southern edge of Ifo II camp. This is a preliminary assessment and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send feedback to UNITAR/UNOSAT at the contact information below. Additional reports will be produced as new imagery becomes available.

Note: Map in 3 pages

02 Aug 2011 description

Extended drought is causing a severe food crisis in the Horn of Africa with parts of Somalia so severely affected that no less than 100,000 people are moving within Somalia and towards neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia in search of emergency assistance. According to OCHA reports over 11 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in the Horn of Africa. The famine is expected to spread across all regions in southern Somalia soon unless urgent measures are put in place.

02 Aug 2011 description

This map presents satellite-derived information on the current extent and location of the three existing refugee camps within the Dadaab area as well as information on the layout and extent of the newly opened fourth camp, Ifo II (approved by Kenyan authorities for operation on 14 July 2011). A range of transportation data (roads, airfields, bridges and potential road obstacles) over the Dadaab area has been identified from analysis of satellite imagery acquired in 2009 and 2010. This is a preliminary assessment and has not yet been validated in the field.

24 Jan 2008 description
map UNOSAT

Note: This map illustrates the suspected fire-damaged locations around the city of Eldoret, Uasin Gishu District, Rift Valley Province, following the national elections on 27 December 2007. These burn areas were identified using Formosat-2 satellite imagery recorded on 9 January 2008. Additional information was used on detected fire location from the MODIS Aqua & Terra satellites covering the time period of 27 December to 2 January 2008.

23 Jan 2008 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the suspected fire-damaged locations in Londian Division, Kericho District, Rift Valley Province, following the national elections on 27 December 2007. These burn areas were identified using Formosat-2 satellite imagery recorded on 9 January 2008.