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22 Oct 2015 description
map UNOSAT

Analysis with WorldView-3 Data Acquired 4 October 2015 and Pleiades Data Acquired 6 June 2014

09 Jul 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates locations of destroyed structures in the area of Marcounda Sub-Prefecture in the Central African Republic. Using satellite images acquired 21 June and 23 June 2014, UNOSAT is reviewing Marcounda to locate obvious signs of destroyed structures. In portions of Marcounda already assessed, an estimated 2,370 damaged structures were are visible across 30 distinct locations. Destruction in many cases was likely due to arson based on appearance of structural remains. Some areas are not yet assessed. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field.

27 Jun 2014 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected IDP shelters and administrative buildings in M'Poko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic using satellite images acquired on the 20 January, 22 February and 6 June 2014. As of 22 February 2014 approximately 7,789 structures were detected. Imagery from 6 June shows an important decrease in the number of tent shelters present inside of the airport since an extensive area has been significantly cleared of shelters. As of 6 June UNOSAT detected a total of approximately 3193 tent shelters and 61 administrative support and other structures.

04 Jun 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of a refugee settlement in Sido village, southern Chad as seen by the WorldView-1 satellite on 29 January 2014. Fleeing outbreaks of violence in the Central African Republic, refugees have established a settlement in a portion of Sido village. Note that the camp occupied areas include 543 improvised shelters and 200 tent shelters approximately. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

Satellite Data: WorldView-1

18 Mar 2014 description
report UNOSAT

This service summarizes current satellite mapping activities of interest to GDACS stakeholders. It is issued weekly and based on contributions from map-producing entities and GDACS partners.

South America

Bolivia floods – GLIDE number: FL-2014-000008-BOL

14 Mar 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates locations of destroyed structures in the Bouar area of Central African Republic. Using a satellite image acquired 04 March 2014 by the WorldView-2 satellite, UNOSAT reviewed the town of Bouar and surrounding areas to locate signs of destroyed structures. A total of 506 destroyed structures were identified as of 4 March 2014, and a previous UNOSAT analysis using an image from 22 January 2014 indicated that 366 of the structures were destroyed as of that date.

14 Mar 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates locations of destroyed structures in Bossangoa, Central African Republic. Using a satellite image acquired 28 February 2014 and compared to images from 22 January 2014 and 5 December 2013, UNOSAT reviewed the town of Bossangoa and surrounding areas to locate signs of destroyed structures. A total of 1,234 destroyed structures were located in the area, though structures marked as destroyed on 5 December are classed as "probable" due to the lack of a previous image for comparison.

10 Mar 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of IDP shelters in MPoko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic. Using satellite images acquired on the 28 December 2013 by the QuickBird satellite, UNOSAT reviewed the airport grounds and delineated 22.3 ha of area where IDPs are living in shelters and in the open. Imagery acquired on 22 February 2014 shows that the IDP camp extent has increased compared with the previous UNOSAT analysis.

10 Mar 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates locations of destroyed structures within the arrondissements of Bangui, Central African Republic. Using a satellite image acquired 22 February 2014 by the WorldView-2 satellite, UNOSAT reviewed the city of Bangui to locate signs of destroyed structures. A total of 1,872 destroyed structures were located in the area of Bangui, with 1,341 structures detected in the 8 arrondissements and an additional 531 located in the surrounding area.

26 Feb 2014 description
report UNOSAT

This service summarizes current satellite mapping activities of interest to GDACS stakeholders. It is issued weekly and based on contributions from map-producing entities and GDACS partners.

Africa

Burundi floods – GLIDE number: FL-2014-000019-BDI

21 Feb 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected possible IDP locations in Bossangoa, Ouham Province, Central African Republic as of 06 January 2014. Two principal IDP Camps were detected as well as 9 new IDP areas derived from UNHCR GPS tracks. UNOSAT calculated the area of each camp and counted a total of 1,545 structures in the Cathedral Saint-Antoine de Padoue IDP Camp. However, it should be noted that shelters hidden by trees were not detected and this is only an estimate as shelter construction and density can vary widely.

21 Feb 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates locations of destroyed structures in Bossangoa, Central African Republic. Using a satellite image acquired 22 January 2014 and compared to an image from 5 December 2013,

20 Feb 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates locations of destroyed structure in Bouar area, Central African Republic. Using a satellite image acquired 22 January 2014 by the WorldView-2 satellite, UNOSAT reviewed the town of Bouar and surrounding areas to locate signs of destroyed structures. A total of 336 destroyed structures were located in the area though this number can be underestimated due to the lack of previous image for comparison. Most destruction detected was most likely a result of burning given the blackened structural remains visible in the imagery.

19 Feb 2014 description
report UNOSAT

This service summarizes current satellite mapping activities of interest to GDACS stakeholders. It is issued weekly and based on contributions from map-producing entities and GDACS partners.

South America

Peru floods – GLIDE number: TBD

13 Feb 2014 description
map UNOSAT

Cette carte illustre les emplacements des édifices détruits dans la région de Bozoum en République Centrafricaine et ce à partir d’une image satellite acquise le 20 janvier 2014 et une autre image de référence datée du 3 janvier 2014, UNOSAT a analysé la ville de Bozoum et ses environs pour repérer des signes évidents de structures détruites (voir encart par exemple). Un total d’environ 339 structures détruites ont été repérées dans la région de Bozoum et dans les villages éloignés de celle-ci.

11 Feb 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates locations of destroyed structures in the area of Bozoum, Central African Republic. Using a satellite image acquired 20 January 2014 and compared to an image from 3 January 2014, UNOSAT reviewed the town of Bozoum and surrounding areas to locate obvious signs of destroyed structures (see inset for example). An estimated total of 339 destroyed structures were located in the area, both in Bozoum and in outlying towns and villages.

24 Jan 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of IDP shelters in M'Poko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic. Using satellite images acquired on the 28 December 2013 by the QuickBird satellite, UNOSAT reviewed the airport grounds and delineated 22.3 ha of area where IDPs are living in shelters and in the open. Imagery acquired on 20 January 2014 shows that the IDP camp extent has increased compared with the previous UNOSAT analysis.