Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Satellite-based conflict damage assessment of two selected cities in Yemen (2018-12-14)


Activation date: 2018-12-14
Event type: Humanitarian

Activation reason:
Since 2015, Yemen has experienced a devastating civil war, resulting, among other things, in physical damage to the building stock and infrastructures. The purpose of the requested mapping is to generate asset damage assessment information for the Aden and Sana'a cities in Yemen, as well as information on their expansion within selected reference periods.Damages’ AssessmentThe analysis involved photointerpretation of VHR satellite imagery, through comparing pre-conflict (2015) and up-to-date (2018) image datasets and the assignment of a damage severity category (moderate damage, severe damage, destroyed and razed to the ground assets) to each examined asset (building stock, pipelines, etc.).                Urban Morphology Urban SprawlNight Lights MappingThe information on the light ...

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Satellite-based conflict damage assessment of two selected cities in Yemen (2018-12-14). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-12-14
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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15.7736772951° N, 45.1475405422° E, 12.4979995649° S, 43.8996320533° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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