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Product ID: 1046 - English
Published: 23 Jan, 2008
GLIDE: CE-2008-000001-KEN

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This map provides an overview of the satellite-detected damage sites in Kibera & Huruma Estates that resulted from the post-election violence in Nairobi, Kenya. The damage analysis has been done by image-interpretation, using QuickBird-2 imagery recorded on 7 January 2008 and Formosat-2 imagery recorded on 9 January 2008. Additionally, QuickBird imagery from Google Earth was used for reference. The approximate number of buildings likely destroyed or severely damaged have been identified and marked on the images for each damage site location. This image-derived building count is likely to be an underestimate of the actual number of affected buildings because of the highly compact and irregular construction within the shanty estates. These results have not yet been validated in the field and are subject to revision. Map Scale for A3: 1:1,600; Projection: UTM, Zone 37 South; Datum : WGS 1984
Satellite Data (1): QuickBird-2
Resolution (1): 60 cm
Date Series: 7 Jan. 2008
Image Copyright: Eurimage, Digital Globe (2008)
Satellite Data (2) : Formosat-2
Resolution (2) : 2.0m (Pansharpened)
Date Series : 9 January 2008
Image Copyright NSPO (2008)
Damage Analysis : UNOSAT
Road & Place Data : Tracks4Africa & MadMappers
Other GIS Data : NGA, WFP, UNJLC
Map Production: UNOSAT (19 January 2008)