Policy Pub: “What’s Over That Hill? Improving disaster intelligence and decision-making”

On September 15, in the video below, David Merrick, director of the Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program and the Center for Disaster Risk Policy (CDRP) discussed the next generation of tools for emergency managers and how new methods and technologies are improving natural disaster preparedness, monitoring, and rescue and recovery efforts. Merrick also discussed how CDRP is leading the way in leveraging GIS technology, remote sensing, unmanned aircraft systems, and open-source intelligence methods to enhance situational awareness and decision-making before and during disasters.

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