Product ID: 1627 - English
Published: 16 Feb, 2012
GLIDE: DR-2011-000097-HOA

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This assessment of the Kobe refugee camp in the Dolo Ado area of Ethiopia, is based on a quantitative analysis of satellite imagery acquired on 11 January 2012 to provide an updated shelter count. A total of 4,945 tent structures were identified within the camp site encompassing a current area of approximately 2.3km2. This shelter count was obtained using an automated shelter detection computer model with a high degree of confidence and reviewed manually for accuracy with standard image interpretation methods. There are several hundred additional buildings and structures not marked which are likely to be camp management facilities (i.e. medical clinics, latrines, administration, etc.). The camp has expanded by approximately 1645 tents between 11 August 2011 and 11 January 2012. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR / UNOSAT.
Imagery Dates: 11 January 2012
Resolution: 0.5m
Copyright: GeoEye 2012
Source: US Dept. of State (HUI) NextView
Satellite Data (2): WV02
Imagery Date:11 August 2011
Resolution: 0.5m
Copyright: DigitalGlobe 2011
Source: US Dept. of State (HUI) nextview
Road Data : Google Map Maker
Analysis : UNITAR / UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Coordinate System: WGS 1984 UTM Zone 37N
Projection: Transvers Mercator
Units: Meter