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Proposal for a future web application or extension of Google Maps

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Proposal for a future web application or extension of Google Maps

With over 20000 fatalities and numerous human catastrophes all around the globe over the past year, there is a high demand for a continuous and near-real-time warning system for casualties of natural disasters. With the establishment of the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’ in 1999, all important space agencies agreed on sharing their satellite resources to provide a 24/7 monitoring of natural disasters all over the globe. Unfortunately, the processing time of up to 72 hours and the involved publishing process and Charter standards exclude individuals from receiving necessary information within a short time at their current location. As local authorities are the exclusive authorized institutions that could initiate such a Charter call, only national risk management- and hazard centers are provided with detailed information in order for them to develop their emergency plans.

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