Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Population Displacement in Myanmar (2013-07-11)


Activation time (UTC): 2013-07-11 08:45:00 Event time (UTC): 2012-10-01 00:00:00 Event type: Other

Activation reason:
Following the violence that broke out in Rakhine in October 2012, UN OCHA has been facing difficulties estimating the people affected by the conflict and identify shelters and boundaries of camps of displaced people as well as progress in relief installation construction. Having these satellite maps, safe locations and routes for evacuations in case of severe storms and cyclones will be easier identified. Thus, on a request of UN OCHA, ERC has activated Copernicus Emergency Management Service.

Reference maps produced: 4 Delineation maps produced: 0 Grading maps produced: 0

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2013):  Population Displacement in Myanmar (2013-07-11). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2013-07-11
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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20.2324432974° N, 92.9105388153° E, 20.1111621092° S, 92.7624426364° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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