This maps illustrates satellite-detected water via VIIRS-NOAA on the center and the northern part of the Republic of Madagascar between the 29 January and the 02 February 2020. Within the analysed extent not covered by clouds, a total of about 9,718 km2 appear to be flooded, of which about 2,309 km2 and 851 km2 in Boeny and Alaotra-Mangoro region respectively. Based on Worldpop population data and the detected surface waters, about 1,400,000 people are potentially exposed or living close to flooded areas. In Boeny and Alaotra-Mangoro regions, respectively 144,000 and 70,000 people 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.