Kashagan Oil Field, July 14, 2016

FEMA Blog Posts

Planet and New Light Technologies Deliver Satellite Imagery to Power Rapid Disaster Response at FEMA

News

Emergency managers require up-to-date information throughout the lifecycle of an incident on the conditions of impacted communities in order to make decisions about where and how to respond. Planet’s high-cadence and high-resolution satellite monitoring capabilities and image archive provide ongoing regional coverage, enabling disaster risk mitigation, rapid response, and informed recovery.  Our […]

How Fathom Leverages Frequent Satellite Imagery for Dynamic Flood Maps

Tech

Flooding is the most common and costliest natural disaster in the United States causing billions of dollars in damages annually. The March 2019 floods across 14 states in the Midwest are a sobering reminder. Torrential rain and overflowing rivers swept through whole cities, towns, and farmlands, wreaking major havoc for farmers and […]