Four Years of Human Suffering – the Syria Conflict as Observed through Satellite Imagery

UNOSAT (2015) CC
18 March 2015, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR’s Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) has produced a report illustrating the immense human suffering endured by the Syrian people over the last four years as observed through satellite imagery. The report illustrates the hardship faced by the civilian population, including • Impact on local economies through shut-down of markets; • Destruction of power supplies; • Destruction of schools and hospitals; • Indiscriminate attacks on civilian population; • Internally displaced and refugee populations; • Cultural heritage and • Humanitarian access. A dedicated media-package with sample satellite imagery is available for downloaded: