Article: Geospatial and AI are able to asses disaster damage sooner

Geospatial, Open Data

Geospatial and AI are able to asses disaster damage sooner

It wasn’t long ago when people could only dream of AI and geospatial technology, yet it’s here. On top of that, it can do more than folks could have imagined. This technology could also reinvent disaster relief efforts.

Disasters happen all the time, and this reality makes it impossible to deny the need to address them faster. People have gotten good at predicting potential natural disasters, but dealing with the aftermath is another story. What is worse is that disasters seem to be happening more frequently. Fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, and other things keep hitting different parts of the country. Climate change could be to blame for the rise in disasters, and hopefully, that is addressed, but the pressing matter is the disasters. These affect families in unimaginable ways.

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