DATASET

Fire in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (2021-03-23)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2021-03-23 13:58:00
Event time (UTC): 2021-03-22 00:00:00
Event type: Wildfire (Urban fires)

Activation reason:
On 22 March 2021, a major fire broke out in Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar. It is estimated that around 10 000 shelters were destroyed or damaged. In the first 24 hours, 15 fatalities were reported with 400 people still missing. The damage to vital infrastructure is extensive, with total destruction of health centres, hospitals, water infrastructure, distribution points, learning centres and other structures. Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping has been activated for a situation assessment.

Reference products: 1
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 1

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 Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2021): Fire in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (2021-03-23). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/3d737d22-d2dd-4efb-834e-47b2bf3223ca

Keywords

Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS BGD Copernicus Service Bangladesh Emergency Emergency Management EMSR505 CEMS Mapping Rapid Mapping Wildfire

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR505]: Fire in the refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh (2021-03-23)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-05-13
Modified date
2021-05-13
Issued date
2021-03-23
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR505 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/3d737d22-d2dd-4efb-834e-47b2bf3223ca
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