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Assessing hurricane damage from the air. An aerial view of Mexico Beach in Panama City, Florida, provides insight on what the beach looked like before and after it was hit by Hurricane Michael last month. (Photo: Airbus Aerial)

As we enter the last month of the 2018 hurricane season, it’s safe to say the U.S. has seen its fair share of natural disasters. Hurricane Florence’s damage costs are estimated to exceed $50 billion, and, most recently, Hurricane Michael was recorded as the third most intense continental U.S. landfall on record as a Category 4 hurricane.

As the extent of catastrophe damage continues to grow exponentially, insurers are turning to technology to help them better evaluate, understand and respond to natural disasters. One such technology solution at the heart of today’s disaster response efforts is aerial data.

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