Disasters are major demand drivers

From earthquakes to pandemics, disaster events can have a huge influence on your business. Whether an unexpected storm causes shipping delays, or if a health warning causes local shutdowns, you need a plan ready to go. Get insights at scale with PredictHQ's Disaster data.

Disasters Impact Businesses

Depending on the disaster, these events can positively OR negatively influence your business.

Demand patterns can be volatile even on the best of days. But when you have to account for unscheduled events, disasters can have a huge impact and you need to respond swiftly.

There are more than
disasters around the world every year.
In 2019, disasters casued
in economic losses.
We aggregate data on
different disaster types.
Recent Events

Highest impact disasters that happened in the last 90 days

There are often more disasters that happen every month than you might realize. These are a sample of the highest impact disasters that happened in the last three months. Understand how these types of events impacted your business historically so that you can better forecast for disasters in the future.

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Get more granular with more event details

Once our machine learning models sort events into the Disasters category, highly specialized NLP models kick in, enabling further refining of your search. For example, your business may be heavily affected by severe storms disrupting supply chains. Being able to filter down to specific labels, you can focus on the most relevant emerging disasters.

Predicted Impact

Track predicted impact through rankings

Knowing about incoming disasters is only half the battle. Even with insight into an imminent flood or mudslide, you might not know exactly what the magnitude and potential impact of that event will be. PredictHQ’s event data includes rankings to give your models an instant understanding of how impactful each disaster is expected to be. Using our seven years of historical disaster events rankings enables you to identify how similar events will impact your business in the future.

Forecast-grade data for Disasters

QSPD means high quality data you can trust

Not all event data can be used to accurately forecast. With events like Disasters, conflicting accounts or inaccurate data will be detrimental to your forecasting efforts. PredictHQ’s data is not only enriched with intelligence such as rankings, but also is subject to our Quality Standards for Processing Demand Causal Factors (QSPD for short). Our data is the gold standard and designed for forecasting so you can rely on PredictHQ as a single source of truth for your demand intelligence needs.

Changes due to COVID

Track shelter-in-place orders at scale

Tracking and verifying event data is always complex, especially during the COVID and recovery era. To track the impact of COVID-related local shutdowns, we’ve added Health Warnings as a category. Now you can access insights about which localities are under lockdown at scale.

Disasters impact customers differently

Disasters impact customers differently

Data teams rely on high quality disaster data to understand market conditions across all industries. Demand intelligence is designed to seamlessly plug into current forecasting models and improve the output.

You can’t prepare for what you don’t see coming

Harness the power of demand intelligence

Knowing the impact of demand causal factors like events will transform your business. The American Society of Hematology has a $45M estimated economic impact — and that's only one event in one city.

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