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Neighborhood Damage Percentages, Aleppo, Syria (18 Feb 2016)

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Analysis with Pleiades Data Acquired 01 May 2015, 26 April 2015 and WorldView-2 Data Acquired 23 May 2014, 23 September 2013, and 21 November 2010

This map illustrates the percentages of buildings damaged in the city of Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic, as determined by satellite imagery analysis. Using satellite imagery acquired 01 May 2015, 26 April 2015, 23 May 2014, 23 September 2013, and 21 November 2010, UNITAR - UNOSAT identified a total of 12,065 damaged structures within the extent of this map. These damaged structures are compared with total numbers of buildings found in a pre-conflict satellite image collected in 2009 to determine the percentage of damaged buildings across the city. Based on this analysis, in 12 neighborhoods the number of damaged buildings is more than 20%, and the neighborhood with the most damage is al Aqabeh, with 42,53% of buildings damaged. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR - UNOSAT.