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    UNOSAT reference Baidoa Town, Bay Region.  Internally Displaced Person's Shelters.  Produced 09 May 2017

Map size: 6.3 x 10.0 km       Scale indicator: 250 m

Contains tabulated numerical data on type of structures.

JPG Image File (1.8 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (3.8 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Baidoa Town, Bay Region.  Internally Displaced Person's Shelters.  Produced 18 April 2017
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Map size: 5.9 x 9.4 km       Scale indicator: 250 m

JPG Image File (1.7 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (3.5 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Dalxiska/Kismayo District, Lower Juba.  Displaced Person's Shelters.  Produced 06 October 2016
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Map size: 0.84 x 1.34 km       Scale indicator: 50 m

Large scale map, handheld GPS uncertainties may be discernible.

JPG Image File (2.0 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.0 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Shabelle Hoose Region.  Saturated Soil.  Production date 18 November 2015
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Map size: 49 x 36 km       Scale indicator: 1 km

JPG Image File (1.7 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (3.4 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Jowhar, Middle Shabelle Region.  Standing Flood Waters.  Production date 16 November 2015
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Map size: 21 x 37 km       Scale indicator: 1 km

JPG Image File (2.0 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.2 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Hargeisa.  IDP shelter changes 20 August 2012 to 02 November 2014.  Production date 17 December 2014
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Map size: 10.2 x 7.5 km       Scale indicator: 400 m

JPG Image File (3.0 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (6.0 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Bossaso.  IDP shelter changes 20 October 2012 to 20 October 2014.  Production date 28 November 2014
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Map size: 5.6 x 4.1 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

JPG Image File (2.4 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.9 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Daynile and Dharkenley District, Mogadishu.  IDP shelter density, update.  Production date 10 November 2014


Map size: 5.2 x 9.2 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

JPG Image File (2.3 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.6 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Biadoa.  IDP shelter changes between 08 February and 02 October 2014.  Production date 31 October 2014
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Map size: 7.2 x 5.3 km       Scale indicator: 250 m

JPG Image File (1.9 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (3.7 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Daynile and Dharkenley District, Mogadishu.  IDP shelter density.  Production date 28 October 2014
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Map size: 5.2 x 9.2 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

JPG Image File (2.3 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.6 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Doolow.  Informal IDP shelters.  Production date 28 October 2014
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Map size: 4.0 x 2.9 km       Scale indicator: 100 m

JPG Image File (2.3 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.5 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Kabasa, Doolow.  Informal IDP shelters.  Production date 10 October 2014
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Map size: 1.3 x 1.0 km       Scale indicator: 50 m

Large scale map, handheld GPS uncertainties may be discernible.

JPG Image File (2.4 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.6 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Qansalay, Doolow.  Informal IDP shelters.  Production date 10 October 2014
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Map size: 1.6 x 1.2 km       Scale indicator: 50 m

Large scale map, handheld GPS uncertainties may be discernible.

JPG Image File (2.5 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.9 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Kismayo, Lower Juba.  IDP settlements and shelters.  Production date 03 July 2014
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Map size: 4.9 x 3.6 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

JPG Image File (2.6 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.9 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Luuq, Gedo Province.  IDP settlements and shelters.  Production date 30 June 2014
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Map size: 4.9 x 3.6 km       Scale indicator: 300 m

JPG Image File (3.1 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (5.6 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Galkayo, North of.  IDP shelters detected.  Production date 27 May 2014
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Map size: 6.2 x 11.0 km       Scale indicator: 250 m

JPG Image File (2.2 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.6 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Kismayo, Lower Juba.  IDP settlements and shelters.  Production date 30 April 2014
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Map size: 4.9 x 3.6 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

JPG Image File (2.5 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.7 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Galkayo.  IDP shelters detected  Production date 07 April 2014


Map size: 5.6 x 4.1 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

JPG Image File (2.8 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (5.5 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Baidoa.  IDP shelter changes 21 August 2013 – 08 February 2014.  Production date 18 March 2014
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Map size: 7.6 x 5.6 km       Scale indicator: 300 m

JPG Image File (2.4 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.1 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Kismayo.  IDP shelter changes 11 August 2013 – 05 March 2014.  Production date 18 March 2014
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Map size: 4.6 x 3.4 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

JPG Image File (2.4 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.7 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Structural Development, Afgooye Corridor.  Production date 07 November 2013
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Map size: 8.2 x 6.0 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

There is approximately 100 metre difference between location of features on the map image and the location of the same features viewed on Google Earth.

JPG Image File (3.1 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (5.8 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Baidoa.  IDP shelter changes.  Production date 18 September 2013
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Map size: 8.2 x 6.1 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

JPG Image File (2.6 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (5.1 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Kismayo.  IDP shelter changes.  Production date 04 September 2013
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Map size: 4.0 x 2.9 km       Scale indicator: 100 m

JPG Image File (2.7 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

Map area is just south of equator.  Map UTM northings are referred to northern hemisphere and may not correspond to display on GPS unit.  If this is a concern, set GPS unit coordinate format to latitude and longitude.

KMZ file (5.3 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Luuq, Gedo Province.  DP shelters.  Production date 23 April 2013
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Map size: 6.3 x 4.6 km       Scale indicator: 200 m

JPG Image File (2.9 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (5.7 MB, 12 tiles)

    UNOSAT reference Doolow.  Informal IDP shelters.  Production date 15 April 2013
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Map size: 3.6 x 2.7 km       Scale indicator: 100 m

Large scale map, handheld GPS uncertainties may be discernible.

JPG Image File (2.1 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.2 MB)

    UNOSAT reference Doolow.  Overview, IDP shelter changes up to 31 July 2012.  Production date 24 August 2012
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Map size: 3.6 x 2.7 km       Scale indicator: 100 m

Large scale map, handheld GPS uncertainties may be discernible.

JPG Image File (1.7 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (3.3 MB)

    UNOSAT reference Doolow.  Overview, IDP shelter changes up to 07 June 2012.  Production date 7 August 2012
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Map size: 3.6 x 2.7 km       Scale indicator: 100 m

Large scale map, handheld GPS uncertainties may be discernible.

JPG Image File (1.2 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (2.3 MB)

    UNOSAT reference Doolow.  Qansalay IDP shelters 07 June 2012.  Production date 7 August 2012
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Map size: 0.95 x 1.4 km       Scale indicator: 100 m

Only the right frame of the MAP and KMZ files is georeferenced.
Large scale map, handheld GPS uncertainties may be discernible.

JPG Image File (1.4 MB)
    (this image file serves for both the Qansalay and Kabasa MAP files)

OziExplorer MAP File         KMZ file (2.6 MB)

    UNOSAT reference Doolow.  Kabasa IDP shelters 07 June 2012.  Production date 7 August 2012
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Map size: 0.45 x 0.65 km       Scale indicator: 20 m

Only the left frame of the MAP and KMZ files is georeferenced.
Large scale map, handheld GPS uncertainties will be discernible.

JPG Image File (1.4 MB)      
    (this image file serves for both the Qansalay and Kabasa MAP files)

OziExplorer MAP File         KMZ file (2.5 MB)

    UNOSAT reference Kismayo.  IDP shelter changes up to 10 May 2012.  Production date 17 July 2012
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Map size: 5.0 x 3.6 km       Nominal Scale: 1 : 7,600

Large scale map, handheld GPS uncertainties may be discernible.

JPG Image File (2.1 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (4.1 MB)

    UNOSAT reference Afgoye Town.  IDP settlement at 29 June.  Production date 11 July 2012
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Map size: 4.9 x 4.8 km       Nominal Scale: 1 : 10,000

JPG Image File (1.9 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (3.8 MB)

    UNOSAT reference Afgoye Corridor.  IDP settlement at 10 May.  Production date 30 May 2012
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Map size: 12.9 x 9.5 km       Nominal Scale: 1 : 27,000

With this map and the April 2 map open in Google Earth the Google Earth transparency control can be used to readily display differences.

JPG Image File (1.4 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (2.6 MB)

    UNOSAT reference Afgoye Corrodor.  IDP settlement at 2 April.  Production date 30 May 2012
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Map size: 12.9 x 9.5 km       Nominal Scale: 1 : 27,000

With this map and the May 10 map open in Google earth the Google Earth transparency control can be used to readily display differences.

JPG Image File (1.4 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ file (2.6 MB)

    Logistics Cluster operation page Somalia.  Physical road conditions.  Production date 12 January 2012
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Map size: 1360 x 1802 km       Nominal Scale: 1 : 2,900,000

JPG Image File (2.0 MB)       OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ File (3.3 MB)

    Overview of pre October 2011 ZKI maps in East Africa
Map extents in a KMZ-file (5 KB), via http://www.zki.dlr.de/article/2042.

    Baardheere.  Refugee/IDP camps sheet 1.  Produced 06 October 2011

Map size: 8.7 x 7.2 km      Nominal Scale: 1 : 8,400
Overview, contains area presented in sheet 2.
ZKI JPG map file ⇐ do 'save file as' operation, do not change name of file.  Link is direct access to ZKI site.
OziExplorer MAP File ⇐ do 'save file as' operation into same directory as above file.

    Baardheere.  Refugee/IDP camps sheet 2.  Produced 06 October 2011

Map size: 2.08 x 1.72 km      Nominal Scale: 1 : 2,000
Subset of area presented in sheet 1.  Large scale map so handheld GPS errors will be significant.  For example individual tents are discernible on the image, this is about the area of uncertainty of a handheld GPS unit.
ZKI JPG map file ⇐ do 'save file as' operation, do not change name of file.  Link is direct access to ZKI site.
OziExplorer MAP File ⇐ do 'save file as' operation into same directory as above file.

    Huddur.  geographical reference map.  Produced 15 September 2011

Map size: 10.4 x 8.6 km      Nominal Scale: 1 : 10,000
ZKI JPG map file ⇐ do 'save file as' operation, do not change name of file.  Link is direct access to ZKI site.
OziExplorer MAP File ⇐ do 'save file as' operation into same directory as above file.

    Garbahaarrey.  geographical reference map.  Produced 02 August 2011

Map size: 5.09 x 4.14 km      Nominal Scale: 1 : 10,000
ZKI JPG map file ⇐ do 'save file as' operation, do not change name of file.  Link is direct access to ZKI site.
OziExplorer MAP File ⇐ do 'save file as' operation into same directory as above file.

    Waajid.  geographical reference map.  Produced 02 August 2011
Map size: 6.78 x 5.53 km      Nominal Scale: 1 : 13,500
ZKI JPG map file ⇐ do 'save file as' operation, do not change name of file.  Link is direct access to ZKI site.
OziExplorer MAP File ⇐ do 'save file as' operation into same directory as above file.

    Logistics Cluster country reference Somalia.  General logistics planning map.  Production date 01 August 2011
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Map size: 1,220 x 1,590 km       Nominal Scale: 1 : 2,000,000

PNG Image File (3.0 MB)  PNG file is by direct link to Logistic Cluster source.  Save into same directory as MAP file.

OziExplorer MAP File

KMZ File (4.0 MB)
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