Geographic Information Systems (GIS) encompass the scientific and technological tools that analyze and integrate data to create maps and other illustrations of information which can be used to make planning decisions. The ability of GIS to simultaneously map the location of at-risk populations, community resources, and potential hazards can be extremely valuable to emergency preparedness planning for vulnerable populations.
FEMA Mapping and Analysis Center
Federal Emergency Management Agency
The Pacific Emergency Management, Preparedness, and Response Information Network and Training Services
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- Page last updated: March 13, 2015
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