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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.

CAR: Supporting the Rapid Response Mechanism for efficient assessments and responses to needs and events – February Update
CAR: Supporting the Rapid Response Mechanism for efficient assessments and responses to needs and events – February Update

March 10, 2017

CAR: Supporting the Rapid Response Mechanism for efficient assessments and responses to needs and events – February Update

Multiple displacements have taken place in Central African Republic (CAR) since 2005 as a result of conflict and crime. Since December 2013, nearly 900,000 people have fled their homes: an estimated 436,000 people are internally displaced, and an additional 460,000 people have found refuge in four neighbouring countries: Cameroon, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and […]