GIS technology provides emergency management authorities with powerful mapping and analysis capabilities at every stage of the disaster cycle.
Leading public safety agencies rely on cutting-edge tech for better situational awareness and disaster mitigation.
TechCrunch profiles Brisbane-based start-up Floodmapp, which uses geospatial technology and real-time data to map, analyse and predict flood events.
Which areas are most at risk? Australian and New Zealand National Council for fire and emergency services (AFAC), recently released its seasonal outlook for bushfire risk. Read about the conditions in your region.
The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) helped Queenslanders understand and prepare for the bushfire risk in their neighborhoods by checking their post code.
Combining GIS with LiDAR imagery allows ACT Emergency Services Agency to conduct wide scale assessments quickly and accurately, enabling better planning and community education.
During AFAC22, Gordon Sumerling, Senior Consultant in Esri Australia's advisory team, recently shared his insights into how emergency services personnel are using drones to capture and share detailed imagery in rapid response situations. To see what's possible, contact Gordon to arrange a ‘live’ demonstration or download a summary of his presentation.
Learn how a location-driven upgrade of one of South Australia's pivotal emergency service technologies improved safety across the state.
Watch how Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Air Operations Unit captured rapid high-resolution drone imagery to identify damage to homes in Springfield Lakes, inform disaster recovery plans and support community response.
Salem has experienced a one in 100 year flood event five times in the last 150 years. Learn how the city of Salem leverages location-based field apps to drive a collaborative, community-led approach to flood mitigation.
Using ArcGIS Online, the NSW Department of Industry, Lands & Water developed Incendo, a web app which enables the recording and maintenance of bushfire data affecting Crown land.
Stay informed with comprehensive information on Australia's bushfires and get coverage on how global agencies are leveraging technology for emergency management.
Chief Zagaris has been involved in every major emergency in California over the last 40 years. Under his leadership, technological innovation was placed at the heart of modern-day firefighting - changing the way agencies respond to emergencies.