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Product ID: 2091 - English
Published: 6 Nov, 2014
GLIDE: CE20130604SYR

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This map illustrates satellite-detected damage and destruction in a portion of the city of Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate, Syria. Using satellite imagery acquired 23 May 2014, 23 September 2013, and 21 November 2010, UNITAR / UNOSAT identified a total of 3,875 affected structures within the area of this map. Approximately 630 of these were destroyed, 2,127 severely damaged, and 1,118 moderately damaged. The city-wide analysis of Aleppo revealed a total of 8,510 affected structures, of which 1,543 were destroyed, 4,847 severely damaged, and 2,120 moderately damaged. While much of the city was damaged by 23 Sepetember 2013, 7,937 structures were newly damaged and 17 structures experienced an increase in damage between that date and 23 May 2014. This analysis was done of the REACH initiative for the U.S. Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data: WorldView-2
Imagery Dates: 23 May 2014, 23 September 2013,
21 November 2010
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Sources: European Space Imaging, US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.2