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Product ID: 2099 - English
Published: 11 Nov, 2014
GLIDE: CE20130604SYR

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This report provides an overview of the situation in the town of Kobani as of 6 November 2014, using high resolution imagery collected by the WorldView-3 satellite and compared with satellite imagery collected 22 October and 6 September. In support of the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions 2139 (2014) and 2165 (2014), UNOSAT reviewed the town for indicators of damage and destruction and signs of ongoing fighting and displaced civilians. Imagery shows widespread damage along the city and numerous destroyed and severely damaged structures and craters caused by munitions impacts. Roadblocks were detected and vehicle traffic is almost entirely absent throughout the town. Using imagery collected 22 October and 1 November, UNOSAT also identified the presence of an increased number of refugees in the nearby Turkish town of Suruc. 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-3
Imagery Dates: 1 & 6 November 2014
Resolution: 40 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe, Inc.
Satellite Data (2): WorldView-2
Imagery Date: 6 September & 22 October 2014
Copyright: DigitalGlobe, Inc.
Resolution: 50 cm
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.2