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Disaster Updates

 

About the NASA Disasters Program

The Disasters Applications area promotes the use of Earth observations to improve prediction of, preparation for, response to, and recovery from natural and technological disasters. Disaster applications and applied research on natural hazards support emergency preparedness leaders in developing mitigation approaches, such as early warning systems, and providing information and maps to disaster response and recovery teams.

 

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October 30, 2020

China’s Unrelenting Season of Flooding
The 2020 monsoon has brought historic amounts of rain to the country.

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October 28, 2020

Hurricane Zeta Arrives on the Gulf Coast
It will be the fifth storm to hit Louisiana this year, and the eleventh to hit the continental United States.

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October 27, 2020

Molave Heads Toward Vietnam
After getting pummeled by three deadly storms in October, Vietnam prepares for another one.

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October 26, 2020

East Troublesome Fire Spreads to the Rockies
The blaze grew 140,000 acres in 24 hours to become the second largest fire in Colorado history.

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October 21, 2020

Record-Setting Fires in Colorado and California
The Cameron Peak and August Complex fires have punctuated a year of natural drama in the American West.

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