DR Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Satellite detected water extent between 11 Jun. 2022 and 04 Oct. 2021 along Lake Albert in D.R. of the Congo - Imagery Analysis: 11 Jun.22 Published 7 Jul.22 v1


This map illustrates satellite-detected surface waters in Ituri Province as observed from a Sentinel-2 image acquired on 11 Jun. 2021. Within 5 km around Lake Albert, about 40 km2 of lands appear to be flooded. Based on Worldpop population data and the detected surface waters in the analyzed area, the potentially exposed population is mainly located in the district of Mahagi with ~4,800 people, Irumu with ~ 3,200 people and Djugu with ~1,600 people.