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April 20th, 2011
Simulation Systems Could Help

Flood disaster monitoring and simulation modelling systems can be developed to help manage compensation claims for disaster victims, say industry experts. Systems using satellite imagery, remote sensing, climate databases and high computing power can predict risk coverage areas by simulating water flows and rain density, with geo-informatics applied to estimate how many households could face damage. These systems could help reduce or eliminate false or excessive damage claims and also help authorities evaluate damage more efficiently. Read More