Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Post Matthew Damage Assessment and Monitoring of Recovery Activities in the South Region of Haiti (2018-04-04)


Activation date: 2018-04-04
Event type: Storm

Activation reason:
The objective of this activation is to provide a general reference content to support activities of administration in reconstruction work of damage caused by Cyclone Matthew (October 2016) over two areas of interest containing the cities of Jérémie and Les Cayes, and to understand vulnerabilities during the recovery period. The focus of EMSN-050 activation was the detection of buildings and assets of all kinds affected by the cyclone, and understanding how people temporarily had to relocate their dwelling to the so called Internally Displaced People (IDP) camps, while the reconstruction works were taking place.The technical approach was to build a complete GDB containing the baseline data, and the status of assets and IDP camps in all the required stages, using a common schema in order to make them comparable. Based on the information extracted through visual ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Post Matthew Damage Assessment and Monitoring of Recovery Activities in the South Region of Haiti (2018-04-04). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-04-04
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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18.67859859° N, -73.73443254° E, 18.13610685° S, -74.26508447° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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