Mapping the Needs of People Impacted by Deadly Tornadoes

Blog Post created by b_martinez-esristaff Employee on Apr 25, 2019

Check out the latest blog from Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industry Solutions. This is the second of two stories about how Alabama responded to the deadly twisters of March 3 and details Lee County’s effort to assess needs and deliver relief to those devastated and trapped by the disaster.


Key Takeaways

  • First responders use maps and apps to understand the impact of a disaster.
  • The Emergency Operations Center receives real-time feeds from field apps and aggregates the full picture for situational awareness.
  • Data gathered immediately after the response helps local authorities during the long-term recovery and rebuilding effort.


Read the full blog at https://www.esri.com/about/newsroom/blog/lee-county-maps-tornado-victim-needs