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Product ID: 1826 - English
Published: 25 Sep, 2013
GLIDE: CE20130918PHL

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This damage assessment by UNITAR/UNOSAT was done based on a request from UNOCHA and provides an updated overview of areas of damage in Zamboanga City, Philippines, as of 21 September 2013 using imagery collected by the WorldView-1 satellite. Following previous UNOSAT analysis using an image acquired 17 September, UNOSAT reviewed a portion of the city for additional indications of damage and displaced persons. Results indicate continued destruction occurred between 17 September and 21 September, and additional portions of the Rio Hondo and Santa Catalina barangays were apparently burned (see Figures 1 and 2).A total of 802 additional structures were identified as destroyed, most likely by fire, with an undetermined number of proximate structures possibly damaged, increasing the total number of destroyed structures detected by UNOSAT to 4,221. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR/UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): WorldView-1
Imagery Dates: 21 September 2013
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: European Space Imaging
Satellite Data (2): WorldView-2
Imagery Dates: 17 September 2013
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source:US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Satellite Data (3): GeoEye-1
Imagery Dates: 28 August 2013
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: European Space Imaging
Road Data : OSM (via bbbike.org)
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1