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FloodMapp Leverages AWS for Real-Time Inundation Flood Mapping to Save Lives and Assets

AWS Guest post by Ryan Prosser, CTO, FloodMapp

Flooding is becoming more frequent and more severe, but current flood information communicated to businesses and the public is too broad, resulting in lives, assets, and productivity lost. The World Bank estimates that at least 30% of flood damage is preventable with real-time, accurate, and understandable flood information. That is over $20 billion a year on a global scale in avoidable losses. Traditional technology used for flood modeling cannot scale and remain at high-resolution, particularly not with real-time data, which results in these losses. Read more..

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