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Tackling information gaps in the informal settlements of Afghanistan
Tackling information gaps in the informal settlements of Afghanistan

November 25, 2020

Tackling information gaps in the informal settlements of Afghanistan

The 2018-2021 Humanitarian Response Plan in Afghanistan was updated this year to include a renewed focus on the situation in informal settlements, the needs of the long-displaced populations within them, and the extent to which they are included in humanitarian and development caseloads. However, the needs, demographics, and current living conditions of these often-overlooked populations are not well understood.

Pairing satellite data with household surveys to locate high flood risk areas in the Central African Republic
Pairing satellite data with household surveys to locate high flood risk areas in the Central African Republic

September 9, 2020

Pairing satellite data with household surveys to locate high flood risk areas in the Central African Republic

In late 2019, a destructive flood event that occurred in the months of October and November in the Central African Republic (CAR) occasioned the displacement of over 100,000 individuals and causing considerable damage. Through remote-sensing, REACH conducted a flood susceptibility analysis to classify areas within CAR that are more likely to flood, in an effort to inform enhanced preparedness.