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Public Information and Communications


Use a simple, focused web app to communicate with the public. This map may only include map “mark-ups” and not live data from your other operations.


Expand your website to include multiple focused applications for the public to find core information such as evacuation notices, shelters, and road closures.


Use story maps and apps to maintain open communication with the public and provide material to the media to help your message resonate.

Public Information Map Public Information Map
My Hazard Info
Shelter Locator
Seattle Hazard Explorer
CalOES Flood Awareness Journal
City of Charleston Hurricane Info

UPDATE Here are two presentations on how to get started with Public Information Maps.

GIS Specialists Start Here: Situational Awareness for the Living Room 
Public Information Officers Start Here: The Innovative PIO