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World-Wide Human Geography Data (WWHGD) Working Group Nigeria Webinar

By Kristin Cotter<p>On 23 July 2014, the World-Wide Human Geography Data (WWHGD) Working Group hosted a webinar on <i>Data and Mapping for Humanitarian</i> …

Off the Grid in a Florida Suburb, Fighting Municipal Code

In Cape Coral, Fla., a city of snowbird retirees and strip malls off the Caloosahatchee River, there’s a part of town that never quite recovered from …

UAS Supports Recovery for the Oso, WA SR530 Mudslide Disaster

Brittany Duncan, Roboticists Without Borders Pilot-in-Command, flies the AirRobot quadrotor UAS to survey the mudslide.<p>“The Incident Management Team, …

FEMA Smart phone App review Part I

FEMA Android Smartphone App Version 2.4.0 (May 5, 2014)<p>The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created a smartphone application for …

Smartphone Apps Help Citizens Weather the Storms

The snow is gone, but now folks are on alert for other kinds of nasty weather. Already, it’s been everything from torrential rain and hail to high …

Department of Homeland Security - The Resilient Social Network: @OccupySandy #SuperstormSandy | US

Prepared by the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI) for the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate, …

L.A. to Hire a Chief Resilience Officer

When Los Angeles officials begin an ambitious effort to comb the city and check which buildings might be at risk in a major earthquake, they will …