Esri Publishes New Book about Modern Emergency Management

Applying GIS to a Modern Approach to Preparation, Response, and Recovery from Catastrophe


REDLANDS, Calif.—April 27, 2021—Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced the publication of Dealing with Disasters: GIS for Emergency Management.

Catastrophic events today are more complex and costly. How does one manage loads of information coming from multiple sources? How can officials remain agile in the heat of an event? How do organizations ensure the transparent, equitable distribution of services and resources during recovery?

Dealing with Disasters: GIS for Emergency Management examines the importance and principles of applying location intelligence when preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters:

Geographic information system (GIS) technology empowers decision-makers with modeling tools, rapid analysis and communication, presentation capabilities, and other critical real-time solutions. Each section contains information about how to get started with GIS.

Dealing with Disasters: GIS for Emergency Management is available in print (ISBN: 9781589486393, 200 pages, US$19.99) and as an e-book (ISBN: 9781589486409, US$19.99). Both editions can be obtained from most online retailers worldwide. The print edition is also available for purchase at or by calling 1-800-447-9778. If outside the United States, visit for complete ordering options, or visit to contact your local Esri distributor. Interested retailers can contact Esri Press book distributor Ingram Publisher Services.

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, helps customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969 in Redlands, California, USA, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations globally and in over 200,000 institutions in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofits, and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and partners providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial information technology, Esri engineers the most innovative solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at

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Jo Ann Pruchniewski

Public Relations, Esri

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