Update 6: Reduction of Somali IDP Shelter Concentrations in Mogadishu, Somalia (3 June 2013 - 24 November 2013)

Thu, 2 Jan 2014 14:59:07 GMT
Product ID: 1903 - English
Published: 2 Jan, 2014
GLIDE: CE20130710SOM
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 2.055882 x 45.418513
BottomRight: 2.067653 x 45.230638

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Summary: A total of 324 spatially distinct IDP shelter concentrations were identified as of 24 November 2013 within Mogadishu, representing a decrease of 56 IDP sites since the last UNOSAT analysis which used an image from 13 June 2013. An estimate of the total number of IDP structures located in Mogadishu indicates a minimum figure of at least 55,000 mostly informal shelters. The number of IDP camps has significantly reduced in multiple areas of Mogadishu. This report is the sixth in a series of IDP analyses done by UNOSAT since 2011 and is based on a time-series analysis of shelter concentrations within the city of Mogadishu using multiple satellite images acquired between 30 March 2011 and 24 November 2013. This assessment has not yet been validated in the field. Please send feedback to UNITAR/UNOSAT.
Satellite Data: QB / WV01 / WV02 / GE01/ Pleiades
Dates: 30/03/11,15/4/11, 28/07/11, 21-22/08/11, 4,12/09/11, 7,15,18/10/11, 02/05/12, 3/06/2013, 24/11/2013
Resolution: 0.6 m/0.5 m
Copyright: DigitalGlobe 2012 / GeoEye 2012/ Astrium 2013
Sources:US Department of State, Humanitarian
Information Unit, NextView License, EUSI,eGeos
IDP Camp Data: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Landcover: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Road Data: Google Map Maker
Admin Boundaries: OCHA
Other Data: USGS, NGA, SWALIM
Analysis: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Coordinate System: UTM Zone 38N
Datum: WGS 1984
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10.1