Ash has displaced residents living near the volcano and disrupted flights in the region. Despite the volcano’s widespread effects, little is known about the eruption. Nabro is located in an isolated region along the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia, and few English-language reports have been published. Satellite remote sensing is currently the only reliable way to monitor the ongoing eruption. This pair of satellite images are among the first detailed pictures of the erupting vent and lava flows. They were acquired by the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) aboard the Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite on June 24, 2011.... read more

Publishing Date: 28/06/2011

Data Source


The Data Exchange Platform for the Horn of Africa is an inter-agency initiative of the UN and other humanitarian organizations operating in the Horn of Africa. It was launched in 2002 to meet mission-critical data and services, and increase the information base for humanitarian, emergency and development communities, in the seven countries of the Horn, namely - Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Djibouti and Uganda.

The main activities of DEPHA include acquisition, development and dissemination of GIS products and services, including; Data Archival, Documentation, Editing and Distribution, GIS Analysis and Map Production, WEB... read more


Status Update: 7 September 2011 (14:00 CEST)


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