Product ID: 1233 - English
Published: 4 Jun, 2008
GLIDE: TC-2008-000057-MMR
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 16.344 x 94.158
BottomRight: 15.471 x 95.372

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This map presents an overview of 18 villages in the southern Aeyarwady division that have been assessed for building damages following Cyclone Nargis (3-4 May 2008). There are internet hyperlinks to each of the 18 separate damage maps at the bottom of the map. Damaged buildings have been identified with WorldView-1 satellite imagery acquired on 6, 8, 10, 23 & 27 May 2008 at a spatial resolution of 50cm. Pre-cyclone Quickbird imagery from 2005 was also used. This is an initial damage assessment & has not yet been validated in the field. Map Scale for A3: 1:400,000; Projection: UTM Zone 46 North - WGS 1984.
Damage Summary for Assessed Villages as of 4 June 2008:
- 4,028 buildings are likely destroyed or severely damaged
- 40 buildings are under cloud but likely destroyed from severe erosion
- 28 buildings are under clouds and not assessed
- 231 buildings have no visible damage
- 84 Post-Cyclone Temporary Shelter Buildings Identified
Total percentage: Approximately 94% of all buildings are destroyed or severely damaged for those areas assessed.
Background : Landsat Mosaic (ESRI-MDC)
Satellite Data : WorldView-1
Resolution : 50 cm
Imagery Dates : 23 May 2008
Source: Digital Globe (2008)
Processing : Pacific Disaster Center (PDC)
Additional Imagery : QuickBird 17 Jan 2005
GIS Data : GISCorps, NGA, Respond/Keyobs
Health Data : WHO
Admin data : MIMU, WHO
Damage Analysis : UNOSAT
Map Production : UNOSAT (4 June 2008)