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Emergency Relief

October 12, 2011

Emergency Relief, Humanitarian Efforts Require Accurate, Real-Time Satellite Imagery

To support humanitarian relief and human security activities around the world, DigitalGlobe has formed an alliance with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research’s Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). Using FirstLook, a DigitalGlobe crisis team that supports UNOSAT’s efforts by continuously monitoring activities with sources such as the Global Disaster and Coordination System (GDACS)