Ideas That Enable Improved Outcomes Before, During and After Large-Scale Emergencies
In today’s world of ever-evolving disasters, resiliency is key.
Emergency management organizations play a critical role in the emergency response ecosystem by promoting resiliency of the public’s ability to respond to crises when they occur. Whether it means being more prepared by ensuring the availability of dedicated staff, having actionable data at their fingertips to enhance interagency coordination and situational awareness, or interacting with first responders and other partners to facilitate response, emergency management plays a critical role in improving outcomes brought on by large-scale disasters.
Agencies turn to Mission Critical Partners to help them address the risks and hazards of the emergency response process, such as modernizing aging infrastructure and establishing continuity of operations. Not only do we ensure the availability of technologies to support the response process, we also ensure the availability of resources by providing information technology (IT) staff augmentation. In addition, we help emergency management agencies incorporate and integrate data from social media and other technology sources to improve outcomes during natural and manmade disasters, and in the subsequent recovery process.
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Innovative Ideas for Building Resilient Communities
MCP is committed to delivering innovative solutions that help our emergency management clients prepare for, mitigate and recover from disasters. We draw on decades of operational, technological and personnel experience to help clients improve emergency response outcomes. By partnering with MCP, clients can expect:
- A holistic perspective of emergency response that breaks down government agency siloes
- Seamless integration of supplemental data into existing networks and systems
- Governance structures and protocols surrounding data that empower decision-making
- A clearly defined strategic plan that brings the organization’s vision to reality
Areas of Expertise
Emergency Management Insights
Article: Why Leveraging Social Media Data is Important
This article discusses how social media represents the proverbial tip of the iceberg concerning new types of data that will be available to the emergency response community, driven by broadband communications technology.
Article: Coronavirus is a Wake-Up Call. Are you Listening?
This article, which appeared in American City & County and is authored by Mission Critical Partners, outlines some of the key steps that should be taken when developing a COOP.
Cybersecurity and Public Safety: A Scary World is Getting Even Scarier
This article outlines what emergency management officials should ask themselves concerning the six-step approach for protecting Internet Protocol (IP)-based mission-critical networks recommended by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Task Force on Optimal PSAP Architecture (TFOPA).
New EOC Facility Improves PEMA’S Operational and Administrative Capabilities
A statewide emergency management agency suffered from a lack of space at an aging facility that prevented them to introduce new technology and replace antiquated systems. MCP and its partner, Schrader Group[GB1] , worked together to build a new state-of-the-art facility and ancillary building.