Damage Overview: Goz Amer Refugee Camp Following Accidental Fire on 11 April 2008, Chad

Fri, 18 Apr 2008 16:37:48 GMT
Product ID: 1169 - English
Published: 18 Apr, 2008
GLIDE: FR-2008-000048-TCD
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 12.008031 x 21.736672
BottomRight: 11.996075 x 21.762061

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This map provides an overview of the satellite-detected fire damage to buildings (tent shelters) in the Goz Amer refugee camp, following an accidental fire on 11 April 2008, Chad. Fire was initially detected with the MODIS Aqua sensor at 11:20 UTC. Fire affected areas in the camp were identified with Formosat-2 imagery recorded on 16 April 2008 at a spatial resolution of 2 meters. The total fire-affected area was estimated at approximately 65,000 m2. Additionally, it was estimated that possibly 480 camp buildings/ shelter tents were fire affected using a QuickBird satellite image recorded 6 Nov 2004, and accessed through Google Earth. These results have not yet been validated in the field and are subject to revision. Please send additions/corrections to the contact information below. Map scale for A3 prints: 1:7,000; Projection: UTM, Zone 34 North; Datum: WGS 1984
Satellite Data : Formosat-2
Resolution : 2.0m (Pan-sharpened)
Date Series : 16 April 2008
Image Copyright : NSPO (2008)
Damage Analysis : UNOSAT
Additional Imagery: QuickBird (Google Earth)
Imagery Date : 6 November 2004
GIS Data : UNHCR, NGA, UNJLC
Map Production : UNOSAT (18 April 2008)