GIS technology gives emergency and disaster response authorities powerful mapping and analysis capabilities – allowing them to proactively identify risks, accurately understand potential impacts and develop effective mitigation and response plans.
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Time Magazine has named the Johns Hopkins dashboard one of 2020's best inventions. The dashboard - created using Esri technology - is the world's leading source of centralised data on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additional resources for GIS in emergency and disaster response
The global impact of COVID-19 demonstrated how keeping communities informed is an essential part of building resilience against disasters when they strike.
BMKG developed a GIS-powered application to deliver real-time and predictive weather insights to keep athletes and spectators at the 2018 Asian Games safe.
Discover how Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana used GIS to capture real-time data from the field, improving their ability to respond to large-scale forest fires that threatened the region.