In a world changing faster than ever, we aim to help communities, planners, governments, and NGOs - no matter where they live and no matter their resources - understand their current and future risk from flooding.
Google Earth Engine User Summit 2016: Plenary Talk
Google Earth Engine User Summit 2015: Lightening Talk
AFD TECHNICAL REPORTS NO 25 | SOCIO-PHYSICAL VULNERABILITY TO FLOODING IN SENEGAL: An Exploratory Analysis with New Data and Google Earth Engine (download report in English or French)
Our research tested an experimental method for assessing the socio-physical vulnerability of Senegal using high capacity remote sensing, machine learning, new social science, and community engagement. Overall, the research predicts s a floodplain in Senegal of 5, 596 km 2, 30 % of which is high - risk zone where over 97,000 people live. Approximately 5 million people live in the 30 arrondissements that have very high social vulnerability profiles compared to other arrondissements.
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