Emergency and Disaster Management

Build resilience, respond, and recover with real-time GIS technology

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Focusing efforts to mitigate the impacts and protect against the complex threats and hazards in today's modern world requires a deeper understanding of the social, economic, and environmental systems around us. Emergency managers use geographic information system (GIS) technology with data-driven insights to better prepare and help their communities respond and recover from significant events.


Real-Time Emergency Management Operations ebook

The ever-expanding role of emergency managers requires systems and solutions that help agencies provide quick response to frequent and systemic threats and hazards. Esri's emergency management operations solutions provide a set of real-time, configurable apps designed to support your mission-critical decision-making. Maintain situational and operational awareness, quickly analyze the incident impact, assess the damage, deploy resources, and engage the public with GIS maps built to scale.

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Emergency Management Community

View the latest GIS news and resources for emergency management professionals. 

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Esri Disaster Response Program (DRP)

Esri was founded to help solve some of the world's most difficult problems. For over 25 years, the Esri DRP has provided GIS support to our users and the global community during disasters and crises of all types and sizes.

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ArcGIS software

Temporarily extend existing licenses or gain access to ArcGIS, the world's leading GIS technology, to support GIS requirements during a disaster response.

Workflow implementation

Discover modern capabilities to support disaster response. We can implement or help you configure battle-tested solutions during your response.

Geospatial data

Respond with incident-specific data—such as real-time weather, traffic, hazards, infrastructure information, and demographics—from the response community and private sector.

Technical support

Gain access to our industry-leading premium support services. A dedicated team of professionals is ready to address any question or issue related to ArcGIS technology.

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