Overcoming the Challenges of Protecting Vulnerable Populations During a Disaster
How software as a service can aid in the process of collecting, sharing and using data effectively
To respond effectively during a disaster, it’s first vital to understand the demographics of residents and visitors. Most offices of emergency management maintain detailed inventories of critical infrastructure, their vulnerabilities, states of repair and hotspots around their jurisdictions frequently impacted such as roads that consistently flood or ice over.
However, the same amount of critical information is rarely available about the community’s most valuable asset — its people.