For this paper, you will write about the importance of surfacing key information on a map in the Emergency Management environment / EOC.Â What information should politicians, responders and EMâ€s have at their disposal to make quick disaster declaration decisions?
Using the subjects, Emergency Management and Large Data, Social Media, Radio and Satellite Communications, Geographical Information Systems write a paper that discusses what information EM would want to be able to surface in the EOC and on a GIS map to help with the damage assessment, disaster declaration and assistance requests.
Answer these Questions:
1.)Â Â What are the different ways that you think data could come in?
2.)Â Â What types of technology are involved?
3.)Â Â How do we represent this information on the map?
4.)Â Â How do we use that information on the map to communicate with our senior elected officials and others about the severity and scope of the situation?
5.)Â Â Can you build this kind of situational awareness without technology?