PDC releases DisasterAWARE 5.0

  • Volcano - Popocatepetl, Mexico

    29 minutes ago WARNING

  • Wildfire - E of Malanje - Angola

    1 hour ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - E of Malanje - Angola

    1 hour ago INFORMATION

  • Wildfire - NE of Pine Creek, Northern Territory - Australia

    1 hour ago INFORMATION

  • Volcano - Klyuchevskoy, Russia

    1 hour ago WATCH

  • Flood - Waterloo, IA Region, United States

    1 hour ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.1 - 22 km WSW of Toyoshina, Japan

    16 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Floods - Southeastern, United States

    2 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sabancaya, Peru

    3 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Asosan, Japan

    3 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Dukono, Indonesia

    4 hours ago WATCH

  • Flood - Roanoke Rapids, NC Region, United States

    4 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.5 - 1957 km SW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal

    5 hours ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.4 - 1965 km SW of Lajes das Flores, Portugal

    6 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.5 - 193 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea

    6 hours ago WATCH

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - North America

    1 month ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Hawaii

    1 month ago WARNING

  • Floods - Central, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Chicago, IL--IN Region, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - New London, WI Region, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Wilton, IA Region, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Latin America/Caribbean

    1 month ago WARNING

  • Flood - Pecan Acres, TX Region, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Ligonier, IN Region, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Dallas--Fort Worth--Arlington, TX Region, United States

    7 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - St. Joseph, MO--KS Region, United States

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Ozark, AR Region, United States

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Semeru, Indonesia

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Southern, United States

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Ebeko, Russia

    8 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Flood - Miami, OK Region, United States

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Natchitoches, LA Region, United States

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Hutchinson, KS Region, United States

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Camden, AR Region, United States

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Osceola, AR Region, United States

    8 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sangay, Ecuador

    9 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Volcano - Karymsky, Russia

    10 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Landslide - Gamo, Ethiopia

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Eastern Malaysia

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Pakistan

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Winter Storms - Northwestern Argentina

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Kenya

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Ethiopia

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - India

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - India

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Northeastern India

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Central Honduras

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - Mexico

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Mexico

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Extreme Heat - New Brunswick, Canada

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Floods - Northern Vietnam

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Storms - Peninsular Malaysia

    10 hours ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - 734 km NE of Whitianga, New Zealand

    13 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Asia Pacific

    1 month ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.3 - 72 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu

    15 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo/Uganda

    11 months ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Sheveluch, Russia

    16 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.0 - 84 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu

    17 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Flood - Missoula, MT Region, United States

    17 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Evansville, IN--KY Region, United States

    18 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Grand Rapids, MI Region, United States

    18 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Huron, SD Region, United States

    18 hours ago WARNING

  • Flood - Spencer, IA Region, United States

    18 hours ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Reventador, Ecuador

    22 hours ago ADVISORY

  • Earthquake - 5.9 - 121 km SE of ‘Ohonua, Tonga

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 6.1 - 79 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Flood - Paris, TN Region, United States

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Earthquake - 5.8 - 702 km S of ‘Ohonua, Tonga

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.6 - 92 km NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.9 - 1149 km S of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.6 - 29 km WNW of Foxton, New Zealand

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.5 - 107 km SW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 6.1 - 171 km ESE of La Playa, Mexico

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Earthquake - 5.6 - 641 km NNE of Port Mathurin, Mauritius

    1 day ago WATCH

  • Floods - Bangui, Central African Republic

    1 day ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Middle East

    1 month ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southeastern Africa

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Uganda

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Somalia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southern Madagascar

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - DR Congo

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Floods - Guatemala

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southeastern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - High Plains United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Southwestern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Northwestern United States

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Mariana Islands

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Marshall Islands

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Drought - Micronesia

    2 days ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Aira, Japan

    3 days ago WARNING

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Africa

    1 month ago WARNING

  • Volcano - Fuego, Guatemala

    4 days ago WARNING

  • Yellow Fever - Nigeria

    5 months ago ADVISORY

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Europe

    1 month ago WARNING

  • Measles Outbreak - Democratic Republic of the Congo

    4 months ago INFORMATION

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August 5, 2014

Pacific Disaster Center’s diverse and ever-evolving flagship product, DisasterAWARE, has been supporting humanitarian assistance and disaster management operations worldwide for more than a decade. It delivers cutting-edge information and communications technologies that can bridge the gap between science and disaster management.

Following extensive beta testing, DisasterAWARE has undergone a transformation to version 5.0, which includes a platform-wide switch to HTML 5. The new version delivers an improved workspace, along with enhanced features and functionality. The upgrade was developed to boost the value of the Emergency Operations system (EMOPS) for disaster professionals, Global Hazards Atlas for the general public, as well as all customized versions in operation. All users can expect to see new hazard icons, advanced security, stability, and performance, as well as some new methods of data visualization, processing, and delivery.

One of the most interesting new features is a cutting-edge “Area Brief” that has been developed to quickly provide a comprehensive picture of an area’s risk and vulnerability, current hazards, infrastructure information, and historical impacts. In addition, the Identify tool has been revamped to allow users to sort by information fields, view thumbnails, and return better search results. Significant enhancements have also been made to the location search field that will help users more easily locate areas worldwide.

Professional DisasterAWARE users now also have the option to subscribe to DisasterAWARE Alerts, through a messaging service that can send hazard and disaster alerts based on user-specified type, severity, and location filers. Alerts can be received via email or SMS (or both) as new information becomes available.

Changes also expand import and export capabilities for professionals, enabling diverse analyses and increased possibilities for data interchange with other applications. This will permit authorized users to import external products, such as images and geocoded data in order to coordinate tracking and integrate field level data with greater flexibility. Users can now also export specialized and/or unrestricted information layers to spreadsheets through CSV files.

Collectively, these modifications augment emergency management activities and empower individuals to address unique needs and support risk reduction efforts around the world. If you are an emergency manager, and would like access to DisasterAWARE through EMOPS, click here for more information.

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