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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 21, 2019

Nestor Drenches Florida Panhandle
The weakening storm dropped several inches of rain and spun out several tornadoes.

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October 15, 2019

Hagibis Floods Japan
The typhoon’s rapid intensification was followed by far-reaching damage in Honshu.

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October 11, 2019

Hagibis Heads Toward Japan
A broad region could experience destructive winds as the typhoon approaches land.

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October 8, 2019

Super Typhoon Hagibis
The typhoon grew from a tropical storm to a category 5 storm in less than a day.

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October 7, 2019

Unusual Monsoon Season Causes Flooding in India
2019 has brought exceptional rain to some areas, and the monsoon is retreating later than any season in recent memory.

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