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GDACS satellite mapping overview

(4, Jan 2014) The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) is now providing an additional service: Overview of ongoing satellite mapping events.

This service provides a short overview of the identified ongoing satellite mapping activities related to humanitarian disasters. It is intended for disaster managers, operations centres, desk officers and others that need syntheses of what goes on in this field. The service is operated by the GDACS mapping & satellite imagery coordination mechanism: UNITAR Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). When referring to this summary, please credit: “GDACS, UNITAR/UNOSAT” .

For comments, questions and to submit information on satellite image derived products, please contact:

This summary will be sent out on a regular basis, every 1-2 weeks, depending on the activity level in this domain. The first summary created as of 4 January is available at GDACS