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Product ID: 2152 - English
Published: 21 Jan, 2015
GLIDE: FL20150112MOZ

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters in the Caia, Chemba, Mopeia and Mutarara and Morrumbala Districts of Mozambique and southern Malawi along the Chire River as detected by Radarsat-2 imagery acquired 21 January 2015. Between 11 December 2014 and 21 January 2015 flood waters affected roughly 55,000 hectares of lands in the five listed districts. About 31 villages are located within the flooded zone and according to the World Population database around 33,500 people are located within these potentially affected areas. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): Radarsat-2
Imagery Dates: 21 January 2015
Resolution: 12.5 m
Copyright: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
Source: KSAT
Satellite Data (2): Sentinel-1
Imagery Date: 11 December 2014
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Copernicus 2014 / ESA
Source: Sentinel-1 Scientific Data Hub
Road Data : Google Map Maker / OSM / ESRI
Other Data: USGS, UNCS, NASA, NGA, WorldPopProject
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.2