Campaign: FEMA Think Tank

Use Social Media & Smartphones for Situational Awareness

Establishing resilient communities requires more engagement among all members of society. Emergency management and public safety agencies should facilitate and offer a forum for that information exchange before, during and after an emergency. PPD 8 calls for all members of the community (not just government employees) to be prepared and contribute to improving resiliency. Digital mediums empower the public to provide ...more »

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Campaign: FEMA Think Tank

UAV streaming video for situational awareness

We activated a Business Emergency Operations center (BEOC) at NJIT (New Jersey Institute of Technology) for test purposes . The test was in conjunction with a RELIEF exercise at Camp Roberts, CA. Through the Interoperable Response and Preparedness Platform (IRAP) concept we are writing a white paper on this, and using the Mutualink platform as an IRAP we interfaced to the Lockheed Martin Ground station for the capability ...more »

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