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Product ID: 2001 - English
Published: 27 May, 2014
GLIDE: CE20130710SOM

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This map illustrates satellite-detected shelters for displaced persons north of Galkayo in Somalia. Using a WorldView-2 image collected on 20 April 2014, UNOSAT located and marked a total of 2,816 new structures (1,879 metal shelters structures, 906 improvised shelters (buuls) and 31 administrative structures) in four camp areas. In addition of the previous analysis, a total of 5,068 IDP structures has been located in and around the town of Galkayo. This is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): WorldView-2
Imagery Dates: 20 April 2014
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.