Emergency Response

Emergency Update: Pakistan & Afghanistan Earthquake, 10/27

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The death toll from Monday morning’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan, which struck near the border with Pakistan, was revised up from […]

Emergency Update: Pakistan / Afghanistan Earthquake, 10/26

Pakistan Afghanistan Earthquake. Photo: The Economist / Instagram

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck Afghanistan’s Badakhshan region near the border with Pakistan early Monday morning. So far, most of the damage […]

Emergency Response: Texas Floods

Hurricane Prep Modules

Heavy rains — up to 20 inches — inundated much of Texas Saturday afternoon. The floods overturned cars and even derailed a […]

Emergency Update: Hurricane Patricia, 10/24

Hurricane Patricia Before and After Image

A day after lashing Mexico’s coast as a Category 5 hurricane, Patricia weakened dramatically overnight. The storm – the strongest ever recorded […]

Open Data for Hurricane Patricia Response

Direct Relief Open Data Portal

As Hurricane Patricia bears down on Mexico, authorities and emergency managers are working to anticipate and respond to its impact on the population. […]

Emergency Update: Hurricane Patricia, 10/23

Hurricane Patrici

With sustained winds of 200 mph, Hurricane Patricia intensified this morning into the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere.  The […]