TAG: flooding

Dewberry provides data analytics for Houston post-flooding

September 19, 2018By
Hurricane Harvey flooding in Houston. (Photo: FEMA)

Data collection and analysis will support disaster-related projections and planning. Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has been selected as a consultant to Civis Analytics to perform comprehensive data analytics, including flood hazard and property loss modeling and damage estimation, to support the City of Houston’s post-Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. The granular, structure-level understanding of this catastrophic flooding event... read more

Satellite imagery details historic floods in India

August 23, 2018By
Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company.

DigitalGlobe has released pre- and post-event satellite imagery of the areas in India affected by heavy flooding. According to the company, massive flooding devastated the Kerala state of India in late May and early August. At least 164 people were killed and more than 223,000 were displayed from their homes and are living in relief camps. In addition, Kerala has... read more