Product ID: 2972 - English
Published: 5 Nov, 2019
GLIDE: FL20191030SOM


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This map illustrates the satellite-detected flood water extent and IDP distribution within the town of Belet Weyne in Belet Weyne District, Hiiran Region, Somalia. The analysis was conducted by analyzing WorldView-1 images acquired on the 1 November 2019. As observed from the satellite image, the town of Belet Weyne is heavily affected by floods. Around 60% of the vicinity of the town is completely inundated; the districts of Hawa tako, Kutimbo, and the Lamagalay Regional Millitary Base completely submerged in water. More than 110 IDP sites are located inside of the town and 40% of them are located within completely flooded areas. This is a preliminary analysis and has not been validated in the field yet. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data: WorldView-1
Imagery Dates: 1 Novemberl 2019
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe, Inc
Source: Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License
Waterways: FAO
District town boundaries:WikiMapia
Settlements: (SIMAC)
Analysis : UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT