Real-time, publicly available information is critical to federal, state, local and non-profit organizations’ emergency response plans, who depend on this data to collaborate, make critical decisions, and respond to fires quickly and effectively.
Officials from Direct Relief and Metro Vancouver discuss:
- How to utilize publicly available information to identify wildfire severity and conduct vulnerability assessments
- How to develop emergency response plans that keep employees and communities safe
- The importance of information symmetry between agencies during wildfire response
- Andrew Schroeder, Vice President of Research and Analysis, Direct Relief
- Brant Arnold-Smith, Program Manager, Security & Emergency Management, Metro Vancouver
- Janie Gothernman, Senior Director, Public Sector Growth Marketing, Dataminr