Near real-time emergency and disaster information. The "event_update" API is associated with this api.

Limitation: Query time interval must be less than one minute. This will allow 1440 queries per day.

Resource URL

https://api.idemc.org/events/v1/

Parameters

ParameterDescriptionOptionalDefault
api_key Authentication API key

Example

POST https://api.idemc.org/events/v1/

Request

  {
    "api_key" => "xycvbnm234ztr"
}  

Response

  {
    "type": "FeatureCollection",
    "metadata": {
        "generated": "Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:38:41 +0000",
        "url": "https://api.idemc.org/events/v1/",
        "title": "IDEMC - Emergency and disaster information near real-time.",
        "status": 200,
        "message": "Data has been published",
        "api": "1.0.0",
        "count": 25,
        "auth": 1
    },
    "features": [
        {
            "id": 456,
            "type": "Feature",
            "geometry": {
                "type": "Point",
                "coordinates": [
                    4.361572174835505,
                    50.84254367026933
                ]
            },
            "properties": {
                "main_category": "Epidemic Hazard",
                "sub_category": "Highly infectious human disease",
                "main_category_code": "EH",
                "sub_category_code": "HCI",
                "event_id": 456,
                "event_code": "EH-HCI/00456/BEL",
                "event_date": "2020-02-04 21:01:23",
                "last_update": "2020-02-04 21:01:23",
                "location": {
                    "continent_name": "Europe",
                    "country_name": "Belgium",
                    "administration_area": "Capital City",
                    "other_location": "",
                    "settlement": "Brussels",
                    "area_range": "County-level"
                },
                "cap_information": {
                    "cap_urgency": "Past",
                    "cap_certainty": "Observed",
                    "cap_severity": "Extreme",
                    "cap_category": "Health"
                },
                "event_description": "A Belgian person, one of nine repatriated from Wuhan in China on Sunday, has tested positive for the coronavirus, Belgium's health agency said on Tuesday (Feb 4). The person is Belgium's first case of coronavirus, Bloomberg reported, citing local news agency Belga, which quoted Health Minister Maggie De Block. The country's health agency said all of the nine repatriated people had undergone a series of tests in a military hospital in the capital Brussels. Eight of them tested negative.",
                "casualties": {
                    "dead": 0,
                    "injured": 0,
                    "affected": 0,
                    "evacuated": 0,
                    "missing": 0,
                    "infected": 0
                },
                "volcano_number": "",
                "volcano_name": "",
                "biohazard_information": {
                    "disease_name": "Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)",
                    "biosafety_level": 4,
                    "biosafety_name": "Hazardous"
                },
                "confidence_level": "Authentic source"
            }
        }
}  

Error Response

  {
    "type": "FeatureCollection",
    "metadata": {
        "generated": "Mon, 25 Nov 2019 16:15:54 +0000",
        "url": "https://api.idemc.org/events/v1/",
        "title": "IDEMC - Emergency and disaster information near real-time.",
        "status": 600,
        "message": "Wrong, missing or expired api key",
        "api": "1.0.0",
        "count": 0
    }
}  

Resource Information

Rate Limited True
Response Format GeoJSON
Authentication 1