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Team Rubicon uses DigitalGlobe technology to aid Houston residents after Hurricane Harvey

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, there was an overwhelming need for water rescues in Texas. Despite never formally conducting floodwater rescues as an organization, Team Rubicon was moved to action by the numerous requests for assistance. On August 28—just three days after Harvey made landfall—we deployed six boat-rescue…

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Open data for Hurricane Maria relief efforts

Update 9/25/2017: Pre- and post-event data is now available on the Open Data site program page. In what has been an overwhelming hurricane season, Hurricane Maria has swept across the Virgin Islands as a Category 5 storm and Wednesday plowed into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm leaving most of the…

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