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HazardHub Democratizes Hazard Risk Data with New API

For the first time, geographic risk data is available via a real-time API for inclusion to clients’ internal systems. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2017 – HazardHub, the nation’s first

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FEMA Grant Allows for Hazard Mapping Across Idaho

Idaho, USA – Boise State University recently received a $954,000 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to collect high-quality elevation (LiDAR) data to assess natural hazards across more

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San Diego County Launch Web Based Wildfire Hazard Map Tool

Fire is a constant threat in San Diego County, and drought, high temperatures in the summer and fall, combined with seasonal Santa Ana winds can led to explosive fire growth.

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European Union and China Have Signed a Research Deal on Remote Sensing

European Union and China have signed a new collaborative research arrangement in the area of remote sensing. The deal, which emerged during the Europe-China summit, involves Europe’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and

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Washington State to Use LiDAR for Mapping of Geological Hazards

OLYMPIA, Washington (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) – Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that will allow Washington to have more information than ever about geologic hazards that threaten communities and

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New Tool for Understanding the Risk of Humanitarian Crises and Disasters

The first global open-source risk assessment tool for humanitarian crises and disasters was launched today.INFORM (Index for Risk Management) is designed to support decisions about prevention, preparedness and response, helping humanitarian