Category Archives: Tracking Systems

NOAA’s Hurricane Tracker

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has provided those of us in the southeastern to northeastern U. S. with an excellent risk assessment tool for hurricanes.  See their “Historical Hurricane Tracks” page/search engine at http://csc-s-maps-q.csc.noaa.gov/hurricanes/viewer.html; to query their data … Continue reading

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Tracking System

Hospitals in King County (Washington) are now using software, KCHealthTrac, to manage patient intake during a disaster. The software tracks emergency department status, bed availability, and helps manage medical resources. Click here for a report on the system from KIRO … Continue reading

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Incident Alert Map

Here’s a map that shows recent incidents, such as tornadoes, fires, power outages, etc., in the United States. It’s produced by the Emergency and Disaster Information Services (EDIS), Budapest, Hungary.

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