Reference: Census Bureau Emergency Management Mapping Tool Adds Improvements
From the U.S. Census:
Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released updates to the OnTheMap for Emergency Management tool.
The public data tool provides an intuitive Web-based interface for viewing the potential effects of disasters on the U.S. workforce and population.
Users can easily retrieve reports containing detailed workforce, population and housing characteristics for hurricanes, floods, wildfires, winter storms and federal disaster declaration areas.
- Addition of detailed social, economic and housing statistics from the American Community Survey.
- Addition of customizable reports that can be generated for specific communities for regional, local and comparative analyses.
- Improved event search tool and dashboard interface.
- New linkable maps and reports for easier sharing.
- New charts.
Direct to OnTheMap Mapping Tool (via U.S. Census)
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