Prepared and ready

How technology can help.

Technology can help save lives by making communication and collaboration faster, easier, and more comprehensive.

Plan ahead. There are a number of steps people and organizations can take to safeguard against the impacts of natural disasters. Here are a few tools that can help you plan ahead:

  • OneDrive offers a safe location to store your files, accessible from a computer or smartphone.
  • HealthVault helps you gather, store and share health information with medical providers.
  • Skype connects you with loved ones via video or voice calls from your computer or smartphone.

In time of disaster. When a natural disaster impacts you or your organization unexpectedly, Microsoft has targeted solutions that can help:

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing

Cloud services can overcome local infrastructure disruptions and rapidly deliver scale during response.

Connecting Citizens

Connecting citizens

Access to connectivity in the impacted area can enable responders to do their work, and can also provide a lifeline to allow displaced citizens to reconnect with loved ones.

Responder Communications

Responder communications

Communication tools enable collaboration between responders, and help to rapidly deliver information to citizens during response efforts.

Situational Insight

Situational insight

Tools and apps that offer contextualized data enhance response analysis and planning, and provide situational insight to citizens.

Technical Expertise

Technical expertise

Microsoft provides IT expertise to support applications, troubleshoot issues, and make recommendations to ensure that tools are performing at the peak levels needed during disaster response.

Tracking and Management

Tracking and management

Disaster response processes can be organized and automated with technology tools designed to address specific challenges and needs.

Disaster Response
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