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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Current bushfires in New South Wales, reported by the NSW Rural Fire Service.
Current bushfires in South Australia, reported by the South Australian Country Fire Service.
Current bushfires in the Northern Territory, reported by the NT Fire and Rescue Service.
Additional resources for GIS in emergency services
ACT Emergency Services Agency are creating global benchmarks in fire preparedness with an automated 'Bushfire Attack Level' tool, providing residents with detailed information about the level of risk to their properties.
Combining GIS with LiDAR imagery allows ACT Emergency Services Agency to conduct wide scale assessments quickly and accurately, enabling better planning and community education.
Learn how a location-driven upgrade of one of South Australia's pivotal emergency service technologies improved safety across the state.
The American Red Cross recently completed a revolutionary GIS-based, digital transformation strategy to optimise their service delivery. Hear how they did it.