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Bangladesh Flooding

Millions across Bangladesh have been affected by the nation’s worst floods in more than 100 years. The downpour has caused catastrophic flooding which triggered landslides. Local authorities are worried about the spread of waterborne disease and the high risk of contaminated drinking water. Bangladesh news agencies report that nearly 6 million people have been displaced due to the floods.

Shape file tile location reference can be downloaded here (244.3 MB)


A Vivid™ basemap has been produced for this event over the impacted area of Bangaldesh, and the individual tiles are located at:


 Utilizing the AWS CLI, you can use the 'aws s3 ls' and 'aws s3 cp' commands to view and download the tiles respectively.

Analysis-Ready Data (ARD)

Analysis-Ready Data (ARD) is Maxar's subscription service providing users access to time-series stacks of imagery with specific preprocessing (atmospheric compensation, radiometric correction, orthorectification and alignment) to minimize the work and time required to derive answers from pixels. Learn more about ARD here.

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