Finest resolution exposure estimates
Estimates population and capital exposure with precision down to a 30 x 30 meter radius. Uses multiple data sources to perform estimates including Facebook, WorldPop, Global Exposure (GAR), and more.
Estimates by sector / age demographic
Provides exposure estimates with breakdowns by sector and age group. Includes estimates for schools and hospitals and age breakdowns in 5-year increments for vulnerable populations.
Global coverage for any type of hazard
Allows for the estimation of any hazard, anywhere in the world that has an associated polygon, including data-poor environments.
Questions AIM can help you answer:
What is the demographic makeup of the exposed population (e.g. children, elderly, adults)?
Quickly estimate potential impacts and needs
AIM feeds PDC’s DisasterAWARE system, our automated products, and specialized partner products. It is also provides the data for PDC’s new Event Brief.
MAXIMUM POTENTIAL POPULATION EXPOSURE
people exposed to shaking intensity of VI (Strong) and above
TOTAL CAPITAL EXPOSURE
BREAKDOWN OF POTENTIAL NEEDS
sq meters of shelter
liters of water
kcals per day
100-liter waste bins
Who uses AIM products and capabilities in DisasterAWARE?
PDC's AIM [all-hazards impact modeling] is, we believe, the best in the world at estimating exposure.
Regional Information Management Officer, United Nations OCHA
It’s been a privilege for the AHA Centre to work with Pacific Disaster Center under the ASEAN–U.S. cooperation since our birth, nine years ago. DMRS is powered by PDC’s DisasterAWARE technology and has been internalized and mainstreamed for the past nine years into our day-to-day disaster monitoring and response operation.
AHA Centre Executive Director
This alliance [with PDC] is a step forward in the achievement of the digital transformation goals the IFRC has set. Integrating digital and emerging technologies, skills and a digital culture into our organization in a more efficient way will enable us to harness collective intelligence and democratize access to information.
IFRC Under Secretary General of National Society Development and Operations
NDRRMC is constantly in need of situational data, readily available to them at any given time for crucial decision-making and planning against arising threats ahead of time. The PhilAWARE Project gives us that innovation and technology.
–Philippines’ Under Secretary Ricardo Jalad,
Administrator of the Philippines Office of Civil Defense (OCD)
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