The fire fighting efforts on site in the region of Bale and Borana are coordinated by a joint GFMC-GTZ team, which is supported by the US Defence Meteorological Satellite Programe (DMSP) with satellite imageries. The DMSP satellites provide nighttime light information.
The imageries below show the development of the fires since 28 Ferbuary to 1 March. The red dots represent active fires. Land signature: brown; water: blue; clouds: grey; stable lights (cities): cyan.
Fig.2-4 DMSP scenes of East Africa, 28 February to 1 March 2000.
(upper left corner 20 N, 22 E lower right corner 0 N, 50 E
Fig.5-7 DMSP closeup scenes of the Bale region and Borana , 28 February to 1 March 2000.
(upper left corner 9 N, 38 E lower right corner 5 N, 42 E)