Governments rely on GIS for disaster planning and response
States and local governments are using geographic information systems (GIS) in novel ways for disaster preparedness and response. Officials say the technology’s flexibility lets them create tailor-made tools to deal with calamities.
As East Coast and Gulf Coast communities brace for hurricane season, officials in Miami-Dade County are ready to use their new GIS application that lets them quickly map and locate employees during emergencies.
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