International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1184 - English
Published: 8 May, 2008
GLIDE: TC-2008-000057-MMR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 16.92 x 95.838
BottomRight: 16.583 x 96.307

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This map illustrates satellite-detected flood waters over the affected Twantay Township (MMR013027), south of the capital Yangon, Myanmar on 7 May 2008. Standing flood waters were detected with DMC satellite imagery acquired on 7 May 2008 at a spatial resolution of 32m. Villages and built-up settlement areas within the flood zone were identified and tabulated for the township of Twantay. An estimated 234 villages within Twantay Township are likely submerged or severely flooded. This flood detection and affected village assessment is a preliminary analysis & has not yet been validated in the field. Map Scale for A3: 1:155,000; Projection : UTM Zone 46 North; Datum; WGS 1984
Satellite Data : DMC-UK
Imagery Date : 7 May 2008 & 15 Feb. 2005
Resolution : 32m
Image Source: DMC International Imaging Ltd.
GIS Data : USGS, NGA, FAO, Respond/Keyobs
Admin data : MIMU, WHO
Flood Analysis : UNOSAT (7 May 2008)
Map Production : UNOSAT (8 May 2008)