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Product ID: 1982 - English
Published: 1 May, 2014
GLIDE: CE20130604SYR

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This map illustrates satellite-detected shelters and other buildings at the Al Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. As of 06 April 2014 a total of 31,280 shelters were detected as well as 1,796 infrastructure and support buildings within the 534.4 hectares of the camp. Between 07 January 2014 and 06 April 2014, a total of 3,443 shelters closed or were moved, and a total of 6,700 shelters were constructed, and the number of shelters has thus increased by about 3,257 since the previous UNITAR/UNOSAT assessment. This indicates an approximate 4.5% increase in the number of shelters between 07 January 2014 and 06 April 2014. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field; structure locations subject to a spatial error margin of +/- three meters. Shelters grouped under plastic sheeting were estimated by average household size and may be a source of error. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR/UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): Pleiades
Imagery Dates: 06 April 2014
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: Airbus Defense and Space
Source: Airbus Defense and Space
Satellite Data (2): WorldView-2
Imagery Dates: 7 January 2014
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source:US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1