Damage Overview of Flood-Affected Towns In Nowshera District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Thu, 5 Aug 2010 22:10:52 GMT
 International Charter Space and Major Disasters
Product ID: 1472 - English
Published: 6 Aug, 2010
GLIDE: FL-2010-000141-PAK
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 34.099 x 71.974
BottomRight: 33.99 x 72.103

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Analysis Description: This map presents the preliminary findings of a damage assessment over sixteen flood-affected towns and cities along the Kabul and Kalpani Rivers including the main city of Nowshera, Nowshera District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. This analysis is based on post-disaster Worldview-1 satellite imagery collected on 2 August 2010. All road and bridge damages related to the flooding have been individually identified and marked within the map; flood-affected towns and villages have been classified by the relative degree of flooding impact and the approximate number and extent of building damages as visually identified in the satellite imagery. Not all flood related damages have been identified because of limits in spatial resolution of the imagery used and due to heavy cloud cover over the assessed area; damages identified are likely to be underestimated. This analysis has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT. Map scale for A3: 1:44,000; Projection : UTM Zone 43N; Datum : WGS-84.
Crisis Satellite Data : Worldview-1
Resolution : 0.5m
Image Date : 2 August 2010
Source : USGS, DigitalGlobe
Charter PM (call 319: U.S. OFDA
GIS Data : NGA, OCHA, UNEP
Road Data : Open Street Map
Background Imagery : ESRI (Landsat7 WMS)
Refugee Data : UNHCR
Hospital Data : WHO
Damage Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Map Production : UNITAR / UNOSAT