iMMAP provides a strong support to all humanitarian stakeholders in Afghanistan with information management services and geospatial capacity, through the Afghanistan Spatial Data Center –ASDC, which is a web-based geospatial platform developed by iMMAP as part of the USAID-Funded Disaster Risk Reduction -DRR program. The ASDC provides critical information to all humanitarian organizations and government bodies for DRR, operational planning, emergency response, and M&E.
Main available products:
-Information on population estimates for all of Afghanistan, as well as for each province, district, and village in the country.
-Information on river flood and flash flood risk areas and number of people potentially exposed to that risk for all of Afghanistan, as well as for each province, district, and village in the country.
-Information on earthquakes, which are monitored every five minutes. After a 4.8 magnitude earthquake (or stronger) the ASDC will point the epicenter in the map and will release the shake map within the system. The ASDC also offers historical information on past earthquakes and the number of people, buildings, and villages affected by them.