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New Guidance Released on Information Sharing Standards

September 30, 2020 The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation is pleased to release the second version of the Implementation Guidance: Information Sharing Standards for Crisis Management Mutual Aid Technology. The purpose of this guidance is to serve as a simple guide on choosing the appropriate information sharing standard for the intended use,

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Guidance on Risk, Resilience, and Vulnerability Indices

Goal: Assist the emergency management/public safety community in quickly understanding: which indices are available the data and methodologies behind them their relevance for use in preparedness and response Access the Guidance Understanding a community’s risk, resilience, and vulnerability is vital for effective disaster management and resource planning. In recent years, there has been an increase

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Nationwide Insight on Technology-Related Roles within NIMS Structures

June 16, 2020 Updated September 23, 2020 Due to the increasing need for technology in support of emergency operations, NAPSG Foundation launched a research study in January 2020 to explore the current state of technology-related roles and functions. The goal of the research was to form a baseline understanding of how information technology, cyber security,

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Wildfire Workflows and Considerations for Emergency Management

Webinar Recording Slide Deck Q&A One-Pager On August 27th, 2020, the FEMA Response Geospatial Office (RGO) and NAPSG Foundation hosted the Emergency Management (EM) Geo Forum: “Wildfire Workflows & Considerations for Emergency Management.” In this forum, participants learned the geospatial response to wildfires from an emergency management perspective. Seminar Objectives Learn about FEMA’s regional response

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