Somalia flooding Belet Weyne Town, Belet Weyne District, Hiiran Region

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Satellite detected water & IDP distribution over Belet Weyne Town

UNOSAT produced satellite-detected flood water extent and IDP distribtuion within the town of Belet Weyne in Belet Weyne District,Hiiran Region, Somalia. The analysis was conducted analyzing GeoEye-1 & WorldView-3 images acquired on the 30 April & 1 May 2018. As observed from the satellite image, the town of Belet Weyne is completely affected by the floods. Around 70% of the extension of the town is totally inundated, being the districts of Bulahabley, Bundaweyn, Dhagahjebis, Hilac, Hindab and Lamagalay Regional Military Based, Radar and Kutimbo completely submerged in water. The flood waters inside areas of partially flooded districts are receding. More than 110 IDP sites are located inside the town, and 50% of them are inside areas completly flooded. This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR UNOSAT.

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Source UNOSAT
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Date of Dataset May 06, 2018
Expected Update Frequency Every day
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Methodology Direct Observational Data/Anecdotal Data
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This is a preliminary analysis and has not yet been validated in the field. Please send ground feedback to UNITAR UNOSAT.

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