This map illustrates satellite-detected water via VIIRS-NOAA over Central, Luapula, Muchinga and Northern Province in Republic of Zambia between the 1st and the 05th March 2020. Within the analysed extent not covered by clouds, a total of about 10,000 km2 appear to be flooded. Based on Worldpop population about 28,000 people were potentially exposed or living close to flooded areas in Lunga district. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground fedback to UNITAR - UNOSAT.