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 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1499 - English
Published: 29 Aug, 2010
GLIDE: FL-2010-000141-PAK

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Analysis Findings: This is the fifth situational update on the status of flood waters advancing on the city of Shahdadkot, based on satellite data recorded today at 09:10 UTC (29 August 2010). Flood waters have continued to advance over 1km eastward towards Shahdadkot over last 24 hours, waters now likely to enter southern sections of town within next 24 hours. Immediately north of Shahdadkot, the reported makeshift embankment continues to hold. To the south-east of Shahdadkot, there are indications that flood waters have remained stable over the last 48 hours, raising hope that southern road access to Shahdadkot might remain partially open. This situational analysis is based on a rapid visual assessment of the current satellite data available over this area and will be revised and updated as new data becomes available; this analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT. Map scale for A4: 1:200,000; Projection: UTM Zone 42N; Datum: WGS-84.
Crisis Satellite Data (1): MODIS Aqua & Terra
Resolution: 250 meters
Image Dates: 23-29 August 2010
Source: NASA Rapid Response
Transport Data: Google Map Maker
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Reference Imagery: ESRI WMS 2010
Hospital Data: WHO
Background Imagery: Landsat-7 / MODIS fusion
Flood Analysis: / UNOSAT