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08 Jan 2015 description

The study reported here was developed under the PACC project to demonstrate the combined use of modelling, a climate tool – the Cook Islands Coastal Calculator – and community knowledge to quantify the risk of coastal inundation to property and infrastructure in the village of Oneroa now and under future climate scenarios, and to incorporate this information into community decision making and planning for 'climate-proof' development. The study was led by a team of technical experts from the SPC, SOPAC and NIWA, with assistance from the Cook Islands (MOIP)

08 Jan 2013 description

This atlas provides detailed crisis satellite imagery coverage and building damage assessment data over the Tuamasaga District, Upolu Island, Samoa based on Pleiades data recorded on the 19 December 2012. Analysis based on WorldView-2 data recorded on the 18 December 2012 in areas obscured by clouds. Pre-crisis GeoEye-1 data recorded 2 October 2012 were used for comparison during the analysis.

08 Jan 2013 description

This report provides a detailed analysis of damages observed in the coastal area of Tuamasaga District, Upolu, Samoa. Pleiades Satellite imagery acquired on 19 December 2012 and GeoEye 01 acquired on 24 September April 2012 was used for this report. A majority of buildings damaged or destroyed are mainly residential with roof damages and debris with occasional collapsed structures.

04 Jan 2013 description

This atlas provides detailed crisis satellite imagery coverage and building damage assessment data over Cateel, Davao region, Philippines based on Pleiades data recorded 12 December 2012 . Structures in the building damage assessment marked as "No Visible Damage" represent structures which were either obstructed by cloud coverage in the imagery or showed no apparent visual damages.

04 Jan 2013 description

This atlas provides detailed crisis satellite imagery coverage and building damage assessment data over Montavista and surrounding villages/towns, Davao region,

04 Jan 2013 description

This atlas provides detailed crisis satellite imagery coverage and building damage assessment data over New Bataan, Davao region, Philippines. Pleiades data was recorded 10 December 2012. Structures in the building damage assessment marked as "No Visible Damage" represent structures which were either obstructed by cloud coverage in the imagery or showed no apparent visual damages.

03 Jan 2013 description

This report provides a detailed analysis of damages observed in the city of Apia, Tuamasaga District, Upolu, Samoa. Pleiades Satellite imagery acquired on 19 December 2012 and GeoEye 01 acquired on 24 September April 2012 was used for this report. Building damages in Apia appear to be limited to roof damages and debris with occasional collapsed structures. The most severe building damages observed in the imagery appear to be within the flood plains of rivers and along the coast.

31 Dec 2012 description

This report provides a detailed analysis of damages observed in Lautoka and surrounding towns, Western Province, Fiji. Worldview 2 Satellite imagery acquired on 20 December 2012 and Quick Bird acquired on 07 April 2012 was used for this report. Building damages in Lautoka appears to be limited to roof damages and debris. The most severe building damages observed in the imagery appear to be within the surrounding communities of Lautoka. In addition to building damages sections of forests are observed to have collapsed from the cyclone winds.

14 Dec 2012 description

This map displays a gridded estimate of buildings damaged as observed through a satellite imagery comparison of pre-disaster and archive imagery. The imagery used for this analysis was Pleiades acquired 12 December 2012 and GeoEye-01 acquired 19 August 2012. Grid cells marked "Destroyed" represent an average of 90% buildings within the grid cell are destroyed. "Severe Damage" represents 50% or more buildings destroyed or severely damaged.

13 Dec 2012 description

This map illustrates satellite detected areas of potentially affected/flooded areas, infrastructure and settlements in Misamis Occidental Philippines. It is likely that the analysis of potentially affected/flooded areas have been systematically underestimated along highly vegetated areas along main river banks, and within built-up urban areas because of the special characteristics of the satellite data used. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field

08 Dec 2012 description

This map presents the estimated total rainfall accumulation for Mindanao, Philippines covering the period 3-4 December 2012. Also presented is the estimated mean average wind speed within the buffer zone of cyclone Bopha as it passed over Mindanao.

07 Dec 2012 description

6 December 2012 - Tropical storm Bopha (Pablo locally) cut through the Philippines on 5 December causing death and destruction so intense that it is difficult to assess them with traditional methods. During the passage of the storm, thousands of people in the affected region have exchanged images, footage and comments regarding its impact. However the data is not always geo-tagged and the sheer amount of messages makes it impossible for one entity to sort information.

08 Nov 2012 description

PREFACE: This report provides an overview of apparent landslides resulting from Tropical Storm Sandy in Sud-Est department of Haiti. WorldView-2 satellite imagery acquired on the 01st November 2012 and pre-crisis GeoEye-1 satellite imagery acquired on 20th March 2011 have been used for this report. Tropical storm Sandy passed across Haiti on 23rd October 2012. Heavy rains (See Figure 1) caused flash floods, landslides and damages to infrastructure.

08 Nov 2012 description

PREFACE: Tropical storm Sandy passed across Haiti on 23rd October 2012. Heavy rains caused flash floods, landslides and damages to infrastructure. This report provides a detailed analysis of the situation in Croix-des-Bouquets district, Haiti, as of 1st November 2012. We chose three villages still surrounding by water and mud slides. These villages, Dimulseou, Coutard and Drouillard, and their neighbourhoods still show the stigmata of mud slides. Surrounding fields are destroyed, roads and farm compounds invaded with mud and water.

07 Nov 2012 description

PREFACE: This report provides an overview (See map 1) of current situation in Port-au-Prince and Croix-des-Bouquets districts, Haiti. DMC satellite imagery acquired on the 03rd November 2012 and pre-crisis DMC satellite imagery acquired on 23rd November 2012 have been used for this report. As a complement and example, UAV’s images, extracted from an IOM mission in Haiti along Rivière Grise are shown in this report (See Figures 2 & 3). Tropical storm Sandy passed across Haiti on 23rd October 2012. Heavy rains (See Figure 1) caused flash floods, landslides and damages to infrastructure.

07 Nov 2012 description

PREFACE: This report provides a detailed analysis of flooding and related damages resulting from Hurricane Sandy in the area of Grand’Anse and Sud Les Cayes, east Haiti. SPOT-5 satellite imagery acquired on 03 November 2012 was used for this report. Geographic datasets produced for this assessment and additional UNOSAT products are available at http://www.unitar.org/unosat).

05 Nov 2012 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of standing water from Radarsat-2 data collected 01 November 2012. Pre-Crisis analysis was generated using Radarsat-1 data collected 22 June 2003. Hurricane Sandy passed across the Caribbean causing floods and landslides and damages to infrastructure. It is likely that standing waters have been systematically underestimated along highly vegetated areas along main river banks, and within built-up urban areas because of the special characteristics of the satellite data used. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field.

29 Feb 2012 description

There are clear indications of extensive building damages within the city of Brickaville, likely the combined result of strong winds and a storm surge flowing inland along the Rianila River, based on a rapid review of post-cyclone satellite imagery from 18 and 21 February 2012. The main transport routes appear open without significant debris or flood water obstructions; further, the bridge (Rt2) crossing the Rianila River appears undamaged and functional. There are also areas within the city of extensive tree cover loss.

29 Feb 2012 description

There are clear indications of extensive building damages within the coastal city of Vatomandry, likely the result of strong winds and storm surge, based on a rapid review of post-cyclone satellite imagery from 17 and 18 February 2012. The main transport routes appear open without significant debris or flood water obstructions; further, the single bridge crossing the main canal leading inland appears undamaged and functional. There are also areas within the town of extensive tree cover loss.

03 Oct 2011 description

This map presents the standing flood waters over the affected districts in Cagayan Province, Philippines, following the tropical cyclone ´Pedring´ as based on analysis of satellite imagery collected on 29 September 2011. Please note that the exact limit of the flood waters is uncertain because of the relatively low spatial resolution of the satellite sensors used for this analysis. Detected water bodies likely reflect an underestimation of all flood-affected areas within the map extent. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field.