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Product ID: 2213 - English
Published: 12 May, 2015
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 26 April 2015 a total of 29,231 shelters were detected as well as 1,966 infrastructure and support buildings within the 534.4 hectares of the camp. Between 11 November 2014 and 26 April 2015, a total of 2,676 shelters closed or were moved, and a total of 2,723 shelters were constructed, and the number of shelters has thus decreased by about 12 since the previous UNITAR/UNOSAT assessment. This indicates an approximate 0.04% decrease in the number of shelters between 11 November 2014 and 26 April 2015. 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): WorldView-1
Imagery Dates:11 November 2014
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe, Inc.
Source: European Space Imaging
Satellite Data (2): Pleiades
Imagery Dates: 26 April 2015
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: CNES 2013 - Distribution Astrium Services / Spot Image
Source: Airbus Defense and Space
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.3