Damage Assesment In The City Of Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:59:59 GMT
Product ID: 1961 - English
Published: 21 Mar, 2014
GLIDE: CE20131218SSD
FootPrint (Lat x Long, WSG84 Geographic, decimal degrees)
TopLeft: 9.549914 x 31.700858
BottomRight: 9.513346 x 31.614682

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This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of destruction in the town of Malakal as seen by the WorldView-1 satellite on 15 March 2014. UNOSAT identified a total of 9,878 destroyed residential and related structures and a total of 204 destroyed warehouse or commercial structures throughout the area analyzed. Comparison with pre-conflict building data for Malakal indicates the 22% of the city has been destroyed. The previous UNOSAT analysis of Malakal using an image from 18 January 2014 located 573 destroyed structures, meaning a massive increase in the level of damage is present as of 15 March 2014. The heaviest damage is found in the eastern and southern portions though is also present across the city. As of 15 March, active fires were visible in Malakal (see inset), as are fortifications and indications of military activity. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Satellite Data (1): WorldView-1
Imagery Dates: 15 March 2014
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Satellite Data (2): WorldView-2
Imagery Dates: 18 January 2014
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Satellite Data (3): WorldView-2
Imagery Date: 06 December 2013
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Source: US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Road Data : OSM (via bbbike)
Other Data: USGS, UNCS, NASA, NGA
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT