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Product ID: 1986 - English
Published: 4 May, 2014
GLIDE: FL20140430AFG

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This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of landslide damage in the village of Ab Barek, Badakshan, Afghanistan. Following heavy rains in the region, a landslide partially buried Ab Barek on 2 May 2014. Using a satellite image acquire 3 May 2014 by the WorldView-1 satellite, UNOSAT delineated the primary landslide area as well as a probable secondary area directly affected by the slide. Using a lower resolution Landsat-8 image collected 30 March 2014, a probably area of buried housing is also indicated though this should be treated as preliminary and speculative. 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: 3 May 2014
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Satellite Data (2): Landsat-8
Imagery Date: 30 March 2014
Resolution: 15 m
Copyright: USGS
Source: USGS / HDDS
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT