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Product ID: 2106 - English
Published: 19 Nov, 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 11 November 2014 a total of 29,243 shelters were detected as well as 1,915 infrastructure and support buildings within the 534.4 hectares of the camp. Between 06 July 2014 and 11 November 2014, a total of 2,779 shelters closed or were moved, and a total of 1,910 shelters were constructed, and the number of shelters has thus decreased by about 739 since the previous UNITAR/UNOSAT assessment. This indicates an approximate 2.5% decrease in the number of shelters between 06 July 2014 and 11 November 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 July 2014
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: CNES 2013 - Distribution Astrium Services / Spot Image
Source: Airbus Defense and Space
Satellite Data (2): WorldView-1
Imagery Dates:11 November 2014
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe, Inc.
Source: European Space Imaging
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.2