The Ab Barak Landslide: Past and Future

Published on 28 Aug 2014 View Original


This report provides a preliminary analysis of the Ab Barak landslide which occurred on 2 May 2014. Satellite imagery acquired on 7 June 2013 and 5 May 2014 by the WorldView-2 satellite as well as Google Earth images were used for this report.

Geographic datasets produced for this assessment and additional UNOSAT products are available at This report is part of the satellite monitoring by UNITAR / UNOSAT of the (Landslide in Ab Barak, Badakshan Province, Afghanistan) in support of international humanitarian assistance and created to respond to the needs of UN agencies and their partners. This assessment has not yet been validated in the field. Please send feedback to UNITAR/UNOSAT at the contact information below.