Here is an example of traditional ortho imagery of the palace at Port au Prince, Haiti, after the earthquake.
Courtesy of GeoEye / Google
GIS (Geographic Information Systems), Human Terrain and GPS technology combined with aerial imagery, LiDAR and multi-spectral data to leapfrog technology of farming, environmental, infrastructure and tax parcel data while building an emergency response resource.
GIS technology has helped countless communities for over three decades. The SoftPower Solutions’ GIFT® program is a GIS based collection of the latest geospatial tools and technology that can affect CREW© and PRIME© in very cost effective ways.
A tax base and Cadastral parcel data is now a requirement of the World Bank for approval of loans to countries. Manpower intensive Cadastral data can now be quickly and easily created using fast, high accuracy GPS combined with high resolution imagery.
Here is the same palace with high resolution metric oblique imagery.
Pictometry International, Inc.