This site provides geospatial data and information (from authoritative sources where possible) that can be useful to support community response and recovery to Hurricane Michael. The information available here is intended to support data and information sharing and collaboration, including application development and data visualization for situation awareness and decision-support. <strong>The information found here is being shared as the disaster is currently unfolding.</strong>
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Historical Damage Assessment Database
November 28, 2018
The Historical Damage Assessment Database is a repository of geospatial damage assessments from past National Disaster events where damage assessments were conducted either using high-resolution imagery or by means of geospatial modeling. The purpose of generating geospatial damage assessments is to provide rapid situational awareness of the number of structures impacted.
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Geospatial Data Updates for Disaster Response: Hurricane Michael
November 27, 2018
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Hurricane Incident Journal
November 1, 2018
FEMA's Hurricane Incident Journal provides relevant spatial decision-making support for FEMA leadership and a view into federal information available to the general public.
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Hurricane Michael Debris Detection
October 22, 2018
FEMA's Response Geospatial Office developed a workflow for detecting debris in NOAA imagery. For this product, a single tile Southeast of Mexico Beach was used for the feature extraction. The data is downloadable on FEMA's National Disasters FTP site.
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Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Browser
February 14, 2018
Civil Air Patrol supports American communities with emergency response, diverse aviation, and ground serves. CAP has the technological ability to perform even when the impact from severe weather affects power, internet, phones, and flight takeoffs, making it a crucial and inexpensive method for FEMA to the get the imagery they need quickly and effectively.