Product ID: 1427 - English
Published: 26 Feb, 2010
GLIDE: EQ-2010-000009-HTI

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This atlas presents an overview of building damages in Haiti as identified in satellite and aerial imagery recorded after the magnitude 7.0 Haitian earthquake of 12 January 2010. It was produced in support of the Post Disaster Needs Assessment and Recovery Framework (PDNA); and represents a joint analysis by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT), the European Commission (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the World Bank. The categorization of damage is based on the European Macroseismic Scale (EMS-98) Five-level grading system. This atlas product includes an overview map of the atlas sheets, as well as individual sheets at a scale of 1:2,500 for A3 size hardcopy prints. Projection: UTM Zone 18 North - NAD-83.
Satellite Data: WorldView-2
Imagery Dates: 19 Dec 2009 / 7, 15 Jan 2010
Resolution: 50 cm
Copyright: DigitalGlobe
Aerial Photos: NOAA / Google
Imagery Dates: 18, 21 Jan 2010
Copyright: NOAA / Google
Building Data: UNITAR/UNOSAT, Swisstopo/RSL-Zurich
Road & Urban Data: Open Street Map
Place Names: OCHA, Google Map Maker
Elevation Data: ASTER GDEM
Source: METI & NASA 2009
Damage Analysis: UNITAR/UNOSAT
Map Production: UNITAR/UNOSAT