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Satellite detected water extents between 10 & 16 September 2020 in Bamingui-Bangoran and Vakaga, Central African Republic and Moyen-Chari and Salamat, Chad - Imagery analysis: 10 to 16 September 2020 | Published 18 September 2020 | Version 1.0

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This map illustrates the extent of surface waters (cumulative) in Bamingui-Bangoran and Vakaga, Central African Republic and Moyen-Chari and Salamat, Chad as detected by VIIRS-NOAA satellite between the 10th & the 16th of September 2020. Within the analyzed area of about 200,000 km2, a total of about 9,000 km2 of lands appear to be flooded. Based on Worldpop population data and the detected surface waters, 4,000 people in Bamingui-Bangoran and Vakaga prefectures of Central African Republic and about 100,000 people in Moyen-Chari and Salamat regions of Chad and about are potentially exposed or living close to flooded areas.

This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR -UNOSAT.