Product ID: 3396 - English
Published: 22 Oct, 2021
GLIDE: FL20211015SSD


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This map illustrates satellite-detected water in Rubkona, Koch, and Guit Counties of South Sudan as observed from a Sentinel-2 image acquired on 17 October 2021. Within the cloud free analyzed areas of about 40,000km2, a total of about 5,700 km2 of lands appear to be flooded. Based on Worldpop population data and the detected surface waters, ~138,000 people are potentially exposed or living close to flooded areas.
This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to the United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT).
Satellite Data (1): Sentinel-2
Imagery Date: 17 Oct. 2021
Resolution: 10 m
Copyright: Contain modified Copernicus Sentinel data [2021]
Source: ESA
Boundary data: OCHA
Road data: OpenStreetMap
Populated place: OpenStreetMap
Waterways: OpenStreetMap
Permanent water: Global Surface Water
Population data: Worldpop [2020]
Background: ESRI Topograhpy basemap
Analysis: United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT)
Production: United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT)