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Woolpert Awarded Part of $610M FEMA Contract to Support Disaster Relief

The firm will work with Serco to provide emergency engineering and architecture resources to assess public infrastructure over a 17-state region for the next five years. DAYTON, Ohio (Jan. 9, 2018) —

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FEMA Grant Allows for Hazard Mapping Across Idaho

Idaho, USA – Boise State University recently received a $954,000 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to collect high-quality elevation (LiDAR) data to assess natural hazards across more

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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Provides Expertise Response to West Virginia Flooding

As reported in a recent press release by The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), NGA  is providing geospatial expertise and damage assessments to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for flooded areas

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2016 Esri National Security and Public Safety Summit

Redlands, California—When a disaster strikes, knowing what resources are needed and where they are located is the key factor in saving lives and critical infrastructure. The ability to prepare for

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Tweets Can Help Speed Up Disaster Management

New York – Leveraging publicly available tweets or other social media posts could help disaster response agencies quickly identify impacted areas in need of assistance, says a new study. By

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FEMA Release Guidelines for Coastal Flood Hazard Analysis and Mapping

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued Guidelines for Coastal Flood Hazard Analysis and Mapping for the Pacific Coast of the United States. FEMA’s mission is to support citizens and