Big Data and Analytics

TO SUPPORT EFFECTIVE DECISION MAKING

DATA LAYERS

GLOBAL DATA CATALOG

Below is a snapshot of the data available to the disaster management community through our free DisasterAWARE® platform. Explore some of our global and subnational risk and vulnerability assessment data on the map. You can also heck out our global layers below or select a country from the dropdown menu for more detail.

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  • National Profiles

DisasterAWARE®

SNAPSHOT OF PDC’S GLOBAL-SCALE DATA

We add new data layers to our system daily. For a look at country-specific data available in our system, click the National Profiles map above or search the data catalog.

Boundaries

(5 LAYERS)

Administrative Boundaries

(1 Layer)

Detailed Coastlines

(1 Layer)

Economic Exclusion Zones

(3 Layers)

Biosurveillance

(36 LAYERS)

Disease Outbreaks and Alerts

(1 Layer)

Disease Background Information

(32 Layers)

Food and Water-Borne Disease

(3 Layers)

Climate Change Projections

(7 LAYERS)

Annual Precipitation

(1 Layer)

Extreme Heat Days

(1 Layer)

Sea Level Rise

(1 Layer)

Aqueduct Water Stress

(1 Layer)

Extreme Precipitation

(1 Layer)

Consecutive Dry Days

(1 Layer)

Hot Nights

(1 Layer)

Conflict

(4 LAYERS)

Global Conflict

(1 Layer)

Population of Concern

(1 Layer)

Migration

(2 Layers)

Demographics

(3 LAYERS)

Major Cities

(1 Layer)

Earth's City Lights

(1 Layer)

World Cities

(1 Layer)

Economic

(51 LAYERS)

Export Data

(24 Layers)

Imports

(24 Layers)

GDP growth (% change)

(1 Layer)

Remittances as percent of GNI

(1 Layer)

Gross cell product per capita ($USD)

(1 Layer)

Hazards

(115 LAYERS)

Avalanche

(2 Layers)

Drought

(5 Layers)

Flood

(9 Layers)

High Wind

(1 Layer)

Tornado

(3 Layers)

Biomedical

(14 Layers)

Earthquake

(14 Layers)

Food Insecurity

(1 Layer)

Landslide

(7 Layers)

Tropical Cyclone

(34 Layers)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

(13 Layers)

Extreme Temperature

(2 Layers)

Geopolitical Incidents

(9 Layers)

Marine

(1 Layer)

Humanitarian Aid

(23 LAYERS)

Logistics

(11 Layers)

World Bank

(10 Layers)

NGO Aid

(1 Layer)

U.S. Foreign Assistance

(1 Layer)

Hydrology / Hydrography

(4 LAYERS)

Dams

(1 Layer)

Lakes and Reservoirs

(2 Layers)

Rivers and Waterways

(1 Layer)

Infrastructure

(1,393 LAYERS)

PDC has one of the largest inventories of infrastructure data available at the global and national level. Search our big data catalog above to explore national profile data, or login to DisasterAWARE for direct access. Below is a sample of some of the types of infrastructure information we offer:

Airfields

Heliports

Nuclear Facilities

Clinics

Hospitals

Power Plants

Dams

Ports

Reservoirs

Natural Resources

(3 LAYERS)

Diamond Occurrence

(1 Layer)

Petroleum Fields

(1 Layer)

Oil Production per Capita

(1 Layer)

Observations and Forecasts

(34 LAYERS)

Atmospheric

(16 Layers)

Ocean

(9 Layers)

Surface

(9 Layers)

Risk and Vulnerability

(68 LAYERS)

Hazard Exposure

(7 Layers)

Resilience

(1 Layer)

Vulnerability

(40 Layers)

Multi-hazard Risk

(1 Layer)

Coping Capacity

(19 Layers)

Women, Peace and Security

(50 LAYERS)

Empowerment

(23 Layers)

Inequality

(27 Layers)

NATIONAL DATA

Use the search feature or map above to explore national profile data.

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Event Brief Close Up

Event Brief provides critical, life-saving information to aid rapid response during large-scale hazards that pose potentially devastating impacts. It helps anticipate hazard impacts and answer questions like: What happened? Where did it happen? How bad is it? What actions need to be taken?

Impact and needs estimates

Estimated population exposure

Critical infrastructure and capital exposure

Potential impacts to lifelines

Estimated humanitarian needs

Similar historical events

Risk profile of affected areas

National and subnational risk information to support strategic planning. Note that subnational risk information is available for close to 20 percent of all nations.

Enhanced situational awareness

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