Emergency Management Information System


Emergency Management Information System

Emergency Management Information System (EMIS) is a computer database for disaster response that provides graphical, real-time information to responders. [ cite web|url=http://www.giswebsite.com/lkc/refs/er/tsld001.htm |title=What is an Emergency Management Information System (EMIS)? |accessdate=2007-04-26 |archiveurl=http://www.google.com/search?q=cache:xTUbVWelENQJ:www.giswebsite.com/lkc/refs/er/tsld001.htm+Emergency+Management+Information+System&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=3&gl=us&client=firefox-a |archivedate=2007-03-25 ]

EMIS and emergencies

Four phases of an emergency are Preparedness, Risk Mitigation, Response and Recovery. An EMIS shall enable emergency managers or any emergency stakeholder (affected civilians, police, fireman, Non Government Organizations (NGO), etc.) make their required activities in any phase of an emergency in an easy and speedy way.

EMIS for Preparedness

*Preparation of contingency plans for different types emergencies
*Creating checklists that can be easily be reached by any related emergency management stakeholder
*Resource management

EMIS for Risk Mitigation

*Determine possible risk ares and/or risk types. Often supported by a geographical information system (GIS).

EMIS for Response

*Executing and tracking the contingency plan

EMIS for Recovery

*Cost calculation of the emergency
*Various kind of reports (supported by tables, graphs, etc.)

An EMIS interacts with many other early alert systems and communicates with many legacy systems.

EMIS Provider Implementations

* [http://www.eteam.com ETeam EMS]

External links

* [http://www.ict.milsoft.com.tr Mil-EMIS] — commercial COTS EMIS implementation from MilSOFT ICT.
* [http://www.blackcoral.net Black Coral Inc] — a leading edge product company developing geospatial collaboration capabilities that enable better outcomes for personnel and tactical teams operating in emergency response and military environments.
*Disaster Management Solutions provides information technology solutions for Fire Departments, EMS Agencies, Hospitals, Public Health Departments, and other disaster and emergency preparedness entities
* [http://www.epodmanager.com SunPlus Data Group] — SunPlus' ePOD Manager solution manages the operations of Receipt, Storage and Staging (RSS) sites and Points of Dispense (PODs), ensuring timely delivery and efficient management of SNS assets by providing the required logistics, distribution, and inventory management capabilities needed in emergencies

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