With the reality of climate change visible on weather reports, we as a society must prepare ourselves for more severe weather. Those on the East and Southern coasts brace themselves for hurricanes and floods, while the West battles wildfire and drought. In an emergency when seconds count, technology can streamline evacuation efforts, reunite families and transport needed supplies to survivors.
What emerging technologies will have the most significant influence on emergency management? How can we use what we possess currently to improve response times? And can advances in software and hardware help prevent future disasters?