Deciding whether a natural disaster is attributable to human activity is sometimes a controversial and contentious issue. But there are some incidents that FEMA has recorded through its declaration database that are clear-cut. After looking through the data, we found that 44 of 3567 FEMA declarations since 1953 are the results of the acts of
The beta of our new mobile app has been approved by Apple and is now available via iTunes App Store. The App also works on Android, and we’re finishing the first version for Blackberry. We’re very proud of this new version, which features a “me-centric” interface that allows easy and quick access to your tasks,
As Hurricane Sandy is making its landfall on the east coast, utility companies must be gearing up to handle fallen trees, damaged electric lines, flooding, and reports of other outages. Here’s a scenario of how Veoci can help a utility company better manage the situation. Virtual Emergency Operations Center The core of the Veoci application
Enterprises have long been embracing the concept of Web 2.0 by making their legacy systems more collaborative, encouraging information sharing, and focusing on a user centered design. How about using Web 2.0 capabilities in systems for managing incidents and emergencies? There are four major stages of emergency management: preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.