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10 Jan 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected shelters and other buildings at the Domiz refugee camp in Duhok Governorate, Iraq. As of 25 December 2013 a total of 9,367 standard shelters were detected, 990 improvised structures likely being used for shelter and other purposes, and 592 infrastructure and support buildings. Domiz refugee camp is encircled by a fence that surrounds the perimeter of the camp and delineates the 149.76 hectares of the camp area.

01 Jan 2014 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) that was created adjacent to the base for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in the town of Bor, South Sudan. Imaged by the WorldView-2 satellite on 31 December 2013, the IDP camp initially hosted about 14,000 persons and the adjacent UNMISS base includes troops from India, Nepal, South Korea, and Rwanda. The overall number of IDPs has visibly and substantially decreased when compared with the previous UNOSAT analysis of this location done using an image from 23 December.

31 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map updates satellite-detected areas of IDP shelters in M Poko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic. Using satellite images acquired on 28 December 2013 by the QuickBird satellite, UNOSAT reviewed the airport grounds and delineated 28.7 ha of area where IDPs are living in shelters and in the open. Though the density of apparent shelters are not evenly distributed in the area, and the fact that many IDPs are reportedly without shelter, UNOSAT estimates more than 7,100 shelters are visible in the delineated areas.

27 Dec 2013 description
report UNOSAT

25 December 2013, Geneva, Switzerland - As the security and humanitarian crisis in South Sudan deteriorates, UNOSAT is analysing satellite imagery yielding complementary information on the situation of thousands of people displaced by the mounting violence, reinforcing the admonition by the UN Secretary-General to those responsible for the violence: “They should know the world is watching.”

27 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:34:12 GMT
Product ID: 1897 - English
Published: 26 Dec, 2013
GLIDE: ST20131217PSE
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 34.546493 x 31.583816
BottomRight: 34.427864 x 31.49428

27 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

Tue, 24 Dec 2013 16:24:05 GMT
Product ID: 1896 - English
Published: 24 Dec, 2013
GLIDE: ST20131217PSE
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 34.328433 x 31.353153
BottomRight: 34.200865 x 31.283765

This map illustrates the Rafah area of Gaza, as detected by the WorldView-2 satellite on 22 December 2013. It is provided to assist with disaster response as a result of heavy rains occurring around 15 December 2013.

27 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 17:59:58 GMT
Product ID: 1898 - English
Published: 26 Dec, 2013
GLIDE: ST20131217PSE
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 34.45227 x 31.470752
BottomRight: 34.267336 x 31.339154

26 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) that was created adjacent to the base for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in the town of Bor, South Sudan. Imaged by the WorldView-2 satellite on 23 December 2013, the IDP camp hosts about 14,000 persons and the adjacent UNMISS base includes troops from India, Nepal, South Korea, and Rwanda. A large area of standing water is visible immediately to the east of the IDP area. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

24 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of flooding near Dayr al-Balah in Gaza, resulting from heavy rains occurring around 15 December 2013, and as detected by the Pleiades satellite on 19 December 2013. Areas of stagnant and standing water are clearly visible in a primarily agricultural area, with some housing and infrastructure also affected. A few additional industrial and agricultural areas nearby also show isolated indications of standing water. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

24 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

A portion of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) base at Juba airport, with multiple areas of IDPs visible as well as heavy foot traffic.

19 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of flooding within Gaza City and the Jibaliya area in Gaza, resulting from heavy rains occurring around 15 December 2013, and as detected by the Pleiades satellite on 19 December 2013. Areas of stagnant and standing water are clearly visible in a mixed residential area, flooding streets as well as proximate agriculture, housing, and vacant areas. A few additional industrial and agricultural areas nearby also show isolated indications of standing water. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

18 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected possible IDP locations in Bossangoa, Ouham Province, Central African Republic as of 11 December 2013. An area of approximately 26 ha with possible IDP shelters was detected in the southern portion of Bossangoa (see inset). An additional possible IDP location was detected in the central portion of the town, and finally another area of possible IDPs with less than 50 shelters was detected 13 km North-East of Bossangoa. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

18 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of IDP shelters in M'Poko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic. Using a satellite image acquired on 16 December 2013 by the QuickBird satellite, UNOSAT reviewed the airport grounds and delineated 6.4 ha of area where IDPs are living in shelters in the open.

17 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the extent of the snow cover caused by the storm "Alexa" that moved through the Middle East region in mid-December, striking Jordan and the West Bank from about 12 - 14 December.
This analysis was based on satellite imagery collected by the MODIS sensor on the NASA Terra satellite on 15 and 16 December 2013. As seen in the imagery the snow has covered a very extensive part of the West Bank territories affecting the cities of Jesuralem,

12 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the area of the Bvukururu medical clinic as of 17 October 2013 using a satellite image collected by the Pleiades satellite. It presents the site of the medical clinic and roads in a radius of approximatively 1.5 km around the clinic. Bvukururu lies approximatively 255 km south of the capital of Zimbabwe, Harare. Note that Bvukururu is about 14 km North-East away from Mandhloro and 14 km North-East away from Ndanga, where other clinics are located.This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field.

12 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the area of the Ndanga medical clinic as of 18 October 2013. It presents the site of a medical clinic and main roads in a radius of approximatively 1.5 km around the clinic position. Ndanga lies approximately 260 km south of the capital of Zimbabwe, Harare. The nearest countries are the Mozambique (about 160 km East) and South Africa (about 240 km South). Note that Ndanga is about 14 km south-West away from Bvukururu and 21 km West away from Mandhloro, where other clinics are located. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field.

12 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the area of the Mandhloro medical clinic as of 18 October 2013 using a image collected by the Pleiades satellite. It presents the site of a medical clinic and main roads in a radius of approximatively 1.5 km around the clinic position. Mandhloro lies approximatively 260 km south of the capital of Zimbabwe, Harare. Note that Mandhloro is about 14 km southeast of Bvukururu and 21 km east of Ndanga, where other clinics are located. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

12 Dec 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the area of Silveira medical clinic as of 03 May 2013 using a satellite image collected by the GeoEye satellite. It presents the site of the medical clinic and roads in a radius of approximatively 1.5 km around the clinic. Silveira lies approximatively 250 km south of the capital of Zimbabwe, Harare. Note that Silveira is about 25 km North-East away from Mandhloro where another clinic is located.This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.

21 Nov 2013 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates remote sensing-detected areas of damage in Mimaropa region caused by the Typhoon Haiyan as analyzed by the US government (USG) using multiple sources and as of the 19th of November 2013. Using a rapid assessment methodology, USG has released this data daily since the passage of Typhoon Haiyan on 8 November 2013. This map is intended as a regional guide indicating areas of damage and is provided by UNITAR/UNOSAT based on requests from humanitarian personnel in the region. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field.