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Disaster Data

Accelerate humanitarian response with Planet imagery


Respond to Natural and Manmade Disasters

Planet is the first private sector data provider to directly support the International Space Charter and Major Disasters, making PlanetScope imagery available to the public, volunteers, humanitarian organizations, and other coordinating bodies during select disaster events.

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With a Planet Explorer account you’ll have access to our entire archive of imagery within the disaster affected area, for a minimum of 30 days. We will also provide API keys to access imagery programmatically.

Please email disaster-access@planet.com for assistance in accessing imagery over the affected area.

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Data Licenses

Commercial License

Commercial entities are granted access to our data under the CC-BY-SA licence, which requires that any derivative products that use our data also be shared under the same license.

Non-commercial license

Non-commercial entities (humanitarian organizations, intergovernmental agencies, etc.) are granted access under the CC-BY-NC license, which requires that any shared derivative products acknowledge Planet as an underlying data source.

Planet’s Disaster Response Program makes Planet Content publicly available as a convenience and at no charge. Licensees acknowledge and agree that Planet makes no representations, warranties, covenants, or commitments with respect to any such Content and further acknowledge and agree that Planet assumes no liability nor bears any responsibility in connection with any such Content.

Email us with questions at disaster-team@planet.com