Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Reference maps in Bangladesh (2018-03-08)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-03-08 14:20:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-03-08 00:00:00 Event type: Humanitarian (Population displacement (IDP))

Activation reason:
The Danish Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is planning to build a coordination hub in Bangladesh in relation with Rohingya refugees. The Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Service has been triggered to produce Reference Maps based on recent optical satellite imagery that will be used for the initial assessment on the Areas of Interest.

Reference maps produced: 5 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 Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Reference maps in Bangladesh (2018-03-08). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-03-08
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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21.3039877882° N, 92.234861674° E, 21.1532529063° S, 92.037768127° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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