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Disaster, Hazard and Risk Data

Disaster, Hazard and Risk Data

Where Great Data Begins

Black Knight’s comprehensive disaster, hazard and risk data provides the critical information and alerts you need to help mitigate risk and reduce losses. Our data includes U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) category information on contaminated sites as well as hazardous waste and solid waste facilities; flood reports that indicate flood hazard areas; and near-real-time disaster alerts.

Our Disaster, Hazard and Risk Data Includes:

  • Location information for contaminated sites, hazardous waste facilities and solid waste facilities
  • Subject property and proximity to contaminated sites and waste facilities
  • EPA classification codes:
    • 1 = contaminated site
    • 2 = hazardous waste facility
    • 3 = solid waste facility
  • Properties that are located in flood zones*
  • Near-real-time, continually updated alerts that pinpoint specific properties impacted by a natural disaster

*Flood zone report information is available as a transaction through SiteXPro API 

  • Location information for contaminated sites, hazardous waste facilities and solid waste facilities
  • Subject property and proximity to contaminated sites and waste facilities
  • EPA classification codes:
  • contaminated or potentially
    • 1 = contaminated site
    • 2 = hazardous waste facility
    • 3=solid waste facility
  • Properties that are located in flood zones
  • Near-real-time, continually updated alerts that pinpoint specific properties impacted by a natural disaster

Black Knight Disaster, Hazard and Risk Data

Property-Specific Disaster Alerts

Property-Specific Hazard and Risk Data

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Up-to-Date, Reliable Disaster, Hazard and Risk Data

We leverage our data from a wide variety of sources to provide you with the most reliable information available. Our natural disaster data is sourced from:

  • Satellite and drone imagery
  • U.S. federal and state agency reports
  • Weather service information
  • NASA burn points
  • FEMA data

How to Use Our Disaster, Hazard and Risk Data

Lenders, insurers, investors and real estate professionals use our disaster, hazard and risk data to identify property modifications that could impact valuations, risk analysis, marketability and more. Businesses, such as inspection, appraisal and insurance companies, leverage the data to support their growth by identifying opportunities to offer their services.

  • Assess risk based on improvements and alterations for a clearer understanding of the history of a property
  • Perform more accurate property valuations
  • Assess risk based on building permit status and classification
  • Identify loan opportunities based on specific projects and cost
  • Help homebuyers and sellers understand the history of a property that could affect the total cost of ownership
  • Identify when customers are increasing their property value or over-investing based on comparables
  • Target marketing activities to customers for related products and identify prospects that may not have solar equipment
  • Identify opportunities to provide inspection and/or appraisal service to project owners
  • Assess risk based on improvements and alterations for a clearer understanding of the history of a property
  • Perform more accurate property valuations
  • Assess risk based on building permit status and classification
  • Identify loan opportunities based on specific projects and cost
  • Help homebuyers and sellers understand the history of a property that could affect the total cost of ownership
  • Identify when customers are increasing value or over investing based on comparables
  • Target marketing activities to customers for related products and help identify prospects that don’t have for solar equipment
  • Identify opportunities to provide inspection and/or appraisal service to project owners

Why Black Knight Disaster, Hazard and Risk Data?

Data gathered from multiple sources to provide you with the most reliable information available

Near-real-time natural disaster alerts

Nationwide coverage; detailed and frequently updated

Stringent quality control process provides clients with a high degree of confidence in the data

Customer-centric support and flexible permitted-use options

Single source of data to help you save time and reduce costs

Flexible delivery options to meet your business needs

Unique Black Knight ID that enables you to link the data to other data sets for deeper insights

Easy Access, Quick Delivery

Choose the delivery options that best meet your business needs.

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