State and local governments are faced with a pressing need to repair infrastructure damage, particularly transportation infrastructure, following a natural disaster. But localities often lack visibility into what’s happening on the ground, and that delays restoration efforts. Automation can be a huge help.
Posts Tagged: disaster response
Natural disasters in 2021 alone cost $270B worldwide — and this amount is forecasted to keep rising. Governments at all levels have been required to include disaster response and recovery initiatives into their operating models in unprecedented ways.
Three county leaders explained how they’ve responded to various disasters with the assistance of geographic information system (GIS) technology.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is turning storms into ingenuity and inspiration through its grant programs. This spark of ingenuity came from a place of hardship for Americans. We all remember the devastation that followed Superstorm Sandy. The 2012 hurricane triggered one of the worst public transportation disasters in US history, flooding and damaging railRead… Read more »
On May 25, CiviGuard will launch what it’s calls the next big thing in disaster response. In less than a week CiviGuard will launch the first city government partnership with Manor, Texas – just east of Austin – enabling the city’s first responders to tap the pervasiveness of smartphones to more effectively send out crucial,Read… Read more »