When looking at mapping for disasters, one of the last places you would expect me to go topic wise is to look at Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for K-12.
There are four phases of emergency management – mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. As emergency managers we often think of schools as a place to encourage preparedness – knowing what to do when disaster strikes. But schools have so much more to offer us and there are some things we have to offer them as well. Continue reading