Product ID: 3302 - English
Published: 7 Jun, 2021
GLIDE: FL20210520GUY


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This map illustrates cumulative floods using NOAA20-VIIRS data in Guyana between the 2nd and the 6th of June 2021. Within the analyzed cloud free zones of about 200,000 km2, a total of about 5,000 km2 of lands appear to be flooded. Based on Worldpop population data and the detected surface waters, about 80,000 people are potentially exposed or living close to flooded areas. The potentially exposed population is mainly located in the Region 6 with ~22,000 people, Region 3 with ~19,000 and Region 5 with ~15,000 people.
This is a preliminary analysis that has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR-UNOSAT.
Satellite Data: VIIRS-NOAA
Imagery Dates: 2-6 June 2021
Resolution: 375 m
Copyright: NOAA/Suomi NPP
Source: NOAA
Administrative boundaries: Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission
Population data: WorldPop [2020]
Reference Water: JRC
Populated place: OpenStreetMap
Background: ESRI World Topographic Map
Analysis: UNITAR - UNOSAT
Production: UNITAR - UNOSAT