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Product ID: 1888 - English
Published: 17 Dec, 2013
GLIDE: CE20131212CAF

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This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of IDP shelters in M Poko Airport in Bangui, Central African Republic. Using a satellite image acquired on 16 December 2013 by the QuickBird satellite, UNOSAT reviewed the airport grounds and delineated areas where IDPs are living in shelters in the open. UNOSAT estimates at least 1,600 shelters are visible in the delineated areas though due to poor image quality this likely represents a significant underestimation of IDP shelters in the area. In addition, it is unclear whether all IDPs have shelters as of the time of image acquisition. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): QuickBird
Imagery Dates: 16 December 2013
Resolution: 70 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: European Space Imaging
Satellite Data (2): WorldView-2
Imagery Date: 16 November 2013
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Road Data : OSM (via bbbike)
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1