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New Jersey Transportation and Emergency Agencies Conduct Third Annual Hurricane Evacuation Exercise

June 10, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) in partnership with the New Jersey State Police (NJSP), the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA), the South Jersey Transportation Authority (SJTA), and the New Jersey Department of Corrections (NJDOC) today…

Plymouth Prepares City for Emergencies with GGP’s Mapping Technology

November 26, 2014 - in Corporate, Emergency, Planning, Simulation

Croydon, UK, Nov. 26, 2014—Plymouth is using the latest mapping technology to prepare the city for major emergencies.  Plymouth City Council is using…

Portland Gets a New Map for Landslide Risk

October 24, 2012 - in Emergency

The rain has arrived and that means soon so will the landslides. New state maps reveal thousands of previously unknown ancient slides in and around the…

New Global Initiative on Urban Resilience Announced at Rio+20

June 22, 2012 - in Emergency, Projects

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and partners unveiled a new initiative that will catalyze urban resilience action worldwide at the Rio+20 Global Town Hall today. The Global Initiative on Urban Resilience (GIUR) bolsters disaster resilience - one…