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Centre for Satellite Based Crisis Information (ZKI)

ZKI — run by the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) — acquires, processes and analyses satellite data to provide information on natural disasters and help guide relief activities. It publishes maps on potential building damage, population density and affected areas for all sorts of disasters including earthquakes, fires, landslides and floods.

ZKI also runs a fire service for Europe and North Africa, based on MODIS sensors.

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