Key Resources

Preparedness Technology Talk: Geo-enable Search & Rescue in Disasters

On June 26th, 2019, NAPSG Foundation launched the new Virtual Seminar Series called Preparedness Technology Talks – PrepTech Talks. The first seminar in the PrepTech Talk series, “Geo-Enable Search & Rescue in Disasters”, provided participants the opportunity to train and gain access to a standardized suite of tools and common framework for geo-enabling Search and Rescue

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NAPSG Featured Content

This is an interactive gallery that allows GIS Staff to quickly search NAPSG Foundation resources hosted in ArcGIS Online.

2018 Disaster Innovation Talks

The inaugural series of NAPSG Disaster Innovation Talks were delivered as part of the 2018 National Geospatial Preparedness Summit on December 3-4 at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Provided below are the video recordings. For all other NGPS Materials, visit: https://www.napsgfoundation.org/resources/materials-2018-ngps/. Smart to Wise: One City’s Journey in Overcoming Preparedness Challenges with Technology Mike Chard,

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Materials Available – 2018 National Geospatial Preparedness Summit

On December 3-5, 2018, the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation brought together over 240 of the nation’s public safety leaders and GIS professionals for the 4th annual National Geospatial Preparedness Summit (NGPS). The 2018 NGPS was hosted at the University of Colorado in Boulder in collaboration with the Natural Hazards Center and

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Materials Available – 10th Annual Search & Rescue GIS Workshop (SARGIS10)

NAPSG Foundation’s Search & Rescue GIS Working Group gathered with more than 60 Search & Rescue (SAR) leaders and GIS responders at West Valley College in Saratoga, California, on October 23-25th, 2018, for the highly anticipated 10th Annual Search & Rescue GIS Workshop. This year’s theme was “The Next Generation of Geospatial for SAR”. The purpose of

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NAPSG Situational Awareness Viewer

Monitor current events and severe weather forecasts using this dynamic Situational Awareness Viewer provided by NAPSG Foundation to support incident and disaster readiness across several natural hazards nationwide. For full access to the NAPSG SA Viewer visit: https://arcg.is/0imPXC.  

Virtual Training: Enhancing Mission Critical Decision Making

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation hosted a virtual training focused on “Enhancing Mission Critical Decision Making: Understanding Core Information Requirements”. This virtual training provided participants with the opportunity to: Gain awareness level knowledge on the process and national baseline for defining core information requirements to support

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Virtual Training: HIFLD Open is on the Move

On Tuesday, October 10th, the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation hosted a virtual training with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Geospatial Management Office (GMO) on HIFLD Open. The purpose of this training is to: Gain awareness level knowledge on the latest developments of the Homeland Infrastructure Level Data (HIFLD) and

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Virtual Training: Implementing Standard Incident Level Symbology

While national and international standards fulfill some symbol needs, gaps still exist in incident symbols and the supporting frameworks required to achieve a common language for communicating incident information.  One Monday, September 18, 2017, the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation hosted a virtual training on tools and methods for implementing the standardized

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Materials Available – 2017 National Geospatial Preparedness Summit

On August 7-9, 2017, the National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation brought together over 215 of the nation’s public safety and GIS professionals for the 3rd annual National Geospatial Preparedness Summit. The 2017 NGPS was hosted at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. It was conducted in coordination with the US Department of

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