This section encompasses innovations in emergency management, coordination, and management of natural disasters and unforeseen events. Various methods, including computer-aided dispatch, mobile care, contingency planning, and disaster relief efforts are covered. In addition, programs that harness the power of geographic information systems (GIS) for better prevention, response, and recovery are covered. Effective public safety through information sharing, use of social media, agency interoperability, and mitigation initiatives are also included.

StateScoop, July 18, 2018

New mapping and data tools being used to respond to storms in Louisiana and wildfires in California are providing emergency management new situational awareness capabilities, and those who have used the technology tell StateScoop it can help rally a smarter response to natural events...