Event Feed

Event Feed

Event Feed by Kontur collects, processes, prioritizes and delivers disaster information from multiple data suppliers.

The data service operates on a global scale allowing businesses and humanitarian assistance organizations to access real-time information and manage hazards as they unfold.

Kontur Event Feed is easy to consume. It helps assess risks, estimate the impact on residents and infrastructure, and see what is needed to keep people and assets safe.

We support the following disaster types expanding to other types in the future: Cyclone, Drought, Earthquake, Flood, Storm, Tornado, Tsunami, Volcano, Wildfire, Winter Storm, Other.
Event Feed has an API through which you can get information about disasters in order to use it on a website or application. Event Feed is integrated into Disaster Ninja so that events with geometry and attribute information are consumed from the Event Feed via API.

High-level API service functionality:

  • Search for events by different conditions. In our Feed, you can request information using various filters, which will help to find events by type, severity, specific territory, time period.
  • View event footprint, metadata, intensity, and other information. The data is provided in the JSON format, which is easy to process and integrate into external systems.

The basic entity of a feed is an event. An event refers to a specific disaster with a time frame, footprint, etc.
Each event consists of episodes – snapshots of the state of the event. They show how events are evolving during the time.

Kontur provides event footprint polygons, intensity, and severity gathered and selected from all available sources. This data can be combined with Kontur Population and utilized in various scenarios across humanitarian, governmental, insurance verticals. Event Feed contains real-time data and we also maintain extensive historical data to perform analytics.

We have Public Event Feed available to everyone with a portion of our events. The comprehensive feed is available to Kontur commercial customers. It contains more events with richer metadata.

Contact us if you need an event feed supplier for your project.
If you’d like to get started with our feed, you can start using the public one.

Public Event Feed

Public Feed can be used for any purpose, including commercial use.
It contains data about Cyclones, Droughts, Earthquakes, Floods, Volcanos, Wildfires.

To start using the Public Feed, please fill in this registration form and we will provide you more detailed instructions on how to use it:

Cyclones / Droughts / Earthquakes / Floods / Volcanos / Wildfires

Free Access to Public Event Feed

Use freely for any purpose, including commercial use
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