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Satellite images confirm Palmyra temple destruction – UN

Aug 29, 2015 - 9:39 AM

We confirm the destruction of the main building while surrounding columns seem to be less affected says UN training and research agency UNITAR

CONFIRMED. Satellite images confirm the destruction of the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's Palmyra, says the United Nations, after international condemnation of the act claimed by the Islamic State group. File photo by AFP/UNITAR-UNOSAT/US Department of State, Humanitarian Information Unit, NextView License (DigitalGlobe)

Satellite view of typhoon devastation

Nov 12, 2013 - 7:39 PM

Maps show 70 of Tacloban City s built up area are either fully or partially destroyed

BEFORE AND AFTER. A general overview of Tacloban City's downtown and airport areas before (L) and after (R) Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), in maps released by the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS) November 11, 2013. The color-coded gradings indicate destroyed (red), highly affected (orange), moderately affected (yellow-orange), and possibly affected (yellow) structures or areas. Images © European Union, 2013