Disaster Mapping

FEMA Hosts Live Twitter Chat on Emergency Preparedness for Colleges and Universities

CHICAGO – September is National Preparedness Month and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is hosting a live Twitter chat on campus readiness to discuss how colleges and universities throughout the nation can prepare for disasters, alert students and faculty during emergencies and share best practices. FEMA, in partnership with DePaul University in Chicago, Boston…

Energy Infrastructure Map with Real-time Storm Information

EIA tracks and reports on selected significant storms that impact or could potentially impact energy infrastructure. See Map

The Big Picture: The role of mapping in assessing disaster damages

Almost two years to the day of the Joplin tornado anniversary, a devastating EF-5 tornado hit the town of Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013. The path of the Moore tornado was 17 miles long and two miles wide.   After a devastating event like a tornado, assessing the damages and painting a picture of the…