June 27th Webinar on Hurricane Preparedness Using OnTheMap for Emergency Management

Hurricane view from space

A Census Local Employment Dynamics (LED) webinar will be held on June 27, 2018 from 1:30 - 2:30 pm EDT.  The webinar, "Hurricane Preparedness with OnTheMap for Emergency Management,"  will highlight using Census data to assess the possible impact of a potential hurricane.

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

The ACS is the premier dataset for state and local data

OnTheMap for Emergency Management Data Tool

 

OnTheMap for Emergency Management is a public data tool, developed by the U.S. Census Bureau, which 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.  The tool applies Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) data for planning and natural disaster management purposes.

 

Hurricane damage

 

LEHD Interactive Mapping

 

This web-based mapping and reporting application is used to illustrate where workers are employed and where they live. The application is paired with reports on age, earnings, industry distributions, race, ethnicity, educational attainment, and gender, while the tool itself features comprehensive block-level coverage for home and work areas, six powerful analysis tools, user-created outputs, and easy-to-use online documentation.

 

OnTheMap for Emergency Management, an offshoot of this application, provides an intuitive interface for accessing U.S. population and workforce statistics, in real time, for areas affected by natural disasters

 

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Webinar on Hurricane Preparedness Using OnTheMap

 

The U.S. Census Bureau and the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership in collaboration with the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) hosts this webinar to demonstrate useful functions of the OnTheMap for Emergency Management data tool.

 

Attendees may register by clicking on the link here:  LED Webinar: Hurricane Preparedness with OnTheMap for Emergency Management.

 

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Posted: 6/26/2018 12:27 PM
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