Kapise Refugee Camp, Mwanza District, Malawi (7 Mar 2016)

Published on 07 Mar 2016 View Original

Analysis with WorldView-2 Data Acquired 16 February 2016

This map illustrates satellite-detected shelters and other structures at the Kapise refugee camp in Mwanza District, Malawi. The camp is for refugees fleeing reported violence in neighboring Mozambique. An initial examination of WorldView-2 satellite imagery acquired 16 February 2016 revealed a total of 1,497 structures within the camp. Approximately 24 of these were administrative buildings, 1,416 were tent or improvised shelters, and 57 were semi-permanent structures. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR - UNOSAT.