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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

House Passes FEMA Reform Bill to Improve Disaster Programs & Reduce Costs

The House of Representatives today unanimously approved bipartisan legislation to address the rising costs of disasters in the United States, reduce the toll of future losses, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) disaster assistance capabilities and programs. The FEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015 (H.R. 1471) was

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

CAREER Award Will Further Research on Social Data and Emergency Response

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—A University of Arkansas researcher received a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to find a way to effectively harness the power of social media to improve emergency response. Ashlea Bennett Milburn, assistant professor of industrial engineering at the University of Arkansas, received the grant through the Faculty Early Career Development Program to develop decision-support

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Bluesky Aerial Data Helps Model Flood Risks Across England and Wales

Aerial photographs and detailed 3D elevation models purchased from Bluesky’s newly launched Map Shop are helping JBA Consulting model potential flood risks. The aerial photomaps, LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) data and DTM (Digital Terrain Model) are being used for testing JFlow – JBA’s award-winning hydraulic modelling software. In addition, the data are being utilised

Friday, July 25th, 2014

DoD, Partners Share Mapping Technology for Disaster Relief

The Defense Department is using geospatial, or mapping, technology in a tool that will soon be available to assist countries and organizations dealing with the deadly consequences of hurricanes, earthquakes and other disasters and humanitarian crises, experts from DoD and U.S. Southern Command said in a recent DoD News interview.

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

MapAction Deploys to Floods in Paraguay

Two MapAction volunteers have deployed to Paraguay, to support the coordination of relief efforts following extensive flooding.  MapAction’s volunteers will initially support the United Nations’ relief efforts from Asunción, but may subsequently travel to other affected areas.

Monday, May 19th, 2014

MapAction Deploys to Balkan Floods

MapAction has deployed a skilled volunteer to Belgrade to help coordinate the response in Serbia of widespread flooding in the Balkans.

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Carbon County, Montana Improves Public Safety with TerraGo GeoPDF Maps and Imagery

Carbon County, MT has produced a TerraGo GeoPDF digital atlas using TerraGo PublisherTM for ArcGIS software to improve emergency response times for non-GIS trained public safety personnel and first responders in support of an E-911 services implementation. When the large, rural county initially implemented a new addressing system, it was met by confusion among first