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Product ID: 1623 - English
Published: 3 Feb, 2012
GLIDE: FL-2011-000204-PHL

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This map presents a satellite-based assessment of visible building damages and destruction in the city of Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao, Philippines following the flash floods and landslides on 17-18 December 2011 caused by tropical storm Washi (Sendong). A total of 1,073 buildings were identified as destroyed and a further 171 buildings with possible severe damages. Over 4,000 buildings were assessed in an area centred along the main river of Cagayan de Oro using satellite imagery acquired on 19 December 2011. These damage figures represent high confidence, minimum estimates; actual damages are likely to be significantly larger, specifically water-related damages to the interior of structurally-intact buildings. Further, several hundred buildings situated along the river have not been assessed because of cloud cover. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT. Map Projection UTM-51N, map scale 1:29,000.
Satellite Data (1): WV01
Imagery Date: 19 December 2011
Resolution: 0.5m
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: FirstLook
Satellite Data (2): WV02
Imagery Dates: 5 March 2011
Resolution: 0.5m
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: Firstlook
Road Data: Google Map Maker / ESRI
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT