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Disaster Preparedness & Response

Preparing for Natural Disasters: How FirstNet Fits into Your Disaster Response Plan

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With natural disasters costing the U.S. $91 billion in 2018 alone, and only predicted to continue accelerating in the coming years due to warming temperatures worldwide, emergency responders and public safety agencies are looking for ways to better prepare a disaster response plan. When the concept of FirstNet was born after first responders couldn’t communicate […]

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How This Florida City Used ‘Smart Data’ To Stay Ahead Of Hurricane Michael

Smart maps led to faster clean up after Hurricane Irma.

Public sector teams rely on data to support everything they do, from day-to-day operations to disaster recovery. Learn how technology like real-time data and sensors are critical for efficient emergency management.   “Emergency management has a lot of moving parts,” says Raimundo Rodulfo, Director of Information Technology for the City of Coral Gables, with a slight […]

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NASCIO Midyear: 5 Disaster Recovery Lessons for CIOs

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Panasonic’s rugged mobility solutions are designed to help teams get through the storm — whether they’re first responders, utility crews making repairs, or businesses that rely on connectivity. Read on to learn expert recommendations for your disaster recovery plan. A rapt crowd gathered in the main ballroom for the morning session on the second day of […]

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