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Product ID: 2788 - English
Published: 3 May, 2018
GLIDE: FL20180501SOM

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood water extent in the district of Jilib, Middle Juba, Somalia. The analysis was conducted analyzing Sentinel-1 images acquired on the 1 May 2018. As observed from the satellite imagery, a total of 92,000 ha of land were inundated in the area of interest. The most affected districts are Saakow, with almost 38,000 ha of flooded land and southern Diinsoor, with almost 27,000 ha. At least 20 settlements are potentially located within the flooded area. It is likely that flood waters have been systematically underestimated along highly vegetated areas along main river banks and within built-up urban areas because of the special characteristics of the satellite data used. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR UNOSAT.
Satellite Data: Sentinel-1
Imagery Dates: 01 May 2018
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Copernicus 2018/ESA
Source: ESA

Pre-flood water: Sentinel-1
Pre-flood date: 20 December 2014
Copyright: Copernicus 2014/ESA
Source: ESA
Waterways: FAO

Administrative boundaries: UNDP & UNOCHA
Settlements: Somalia Interagency Mapping and Coordination (SIMAC)
Analysis : UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT