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Product ID: 1577 - English
Published: 16 Aug, 2011
GLIDE: DR-2011-000097-HOA

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Report Summary: This report presents the results from a satellite-based analysis of Somali IDP shelter concentrations within the capital city of Mogadishu based on imagery recorded the morning of 28 July 2011. A total of 188 spatially distinct IDP shelter concentrations were identified within the city, encompassing a total area of approximately 176ha. The two largest IDP concentrations in the city were located in Wadajir (Medina) and Dharkelynley. A detailed shelter count assessment for 46 IDP concentration sites resulted in an identification of 12,150 individual shelter structures that ranged from very small informal shelters constructed from sticks to large emergency tents provided by international aid agencies. A projection of the total number of IDP shelters located within the urban extent of Mogadishu indicated a minimum estimate of approximately 23,000 shelter structures, concentrated almost entirely in the western districts of the city. This is a preliminary assessment and has not yet been validated in the field.
Imagery Dates: 30Mar/15 Apr, 28 July 2011
Resolution: 0.6 m/0.5 m
Copyright: DigitalGlobe 2011
Source: European Space Imaging
Landcover: UNITAR / UNOSAT
Road Data: Google Map Maker
Admin Boundaries: OCHA
Other Data: USGS, NGA
Coordinate System: UTM Zone 38N
Datum: WGS 1984
Analysis conducted with ArcGIS v10