FEMA Integrates GIS Tech Into Hurricane Response and Recovery

The Federal Emergency Management Agency Hurricane Journal uses geospatial system technology from Esri to combine information from all those sources into a cloud-based dashboard for disaster-response decision-making. The Hurricane Journal draws on data from joint field offices, disaster recovery centers, shelters and other sources. It is organized into sections with maps related to support, resources, assistance, population, building impacts, transportation and infrastructure.



Mississippi, Georgia Release Public-Safety LTE RFPs

Mississippi and Georgia became the latest states to issue requests for proposals for alternative statewide broadband radio access networks to the state plan proposals from the First Responder Network Authority.