On August 4th 2020 a vast mushroom cloud hung over the city of Beirut, created by a colossal explosion in the city’s port. With nearly 200 people dead, and over 6,000 injured, this has now been classified as one of the largest non-nuclear blasts in history, caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely in a dock-side warehouse.
Sophisticated imagery technology is giving companies and insurers unprecedented access to real-time data and situation awareness to protect assets and drive effective crisis response. Dave Fox of Geospatial Insight explains.
Following the destruction brought by the recent extensive flooding in Nebraska and Iowa in the Mid-West of the USA during March 2019, this case study illustrates the typical data, imagery and analytics products that Geospatial Insight offer as part of the CAT Response Service…
1. Respond rapidly to individual and widespread claims 2. Access remote and dangerous locations 3. Provides both broad-area and specific property-level information 4. Assess multiple claims before loss adjusters