Accident and rescue services are aimed to prevent and respond to emergencies.
They are functionally integrated into a unified system based around emergency response teams.
EOSDA can help in the provision of assistance to the key emergency services:
Fire services, whose primary task is to protect life and property by extinguishing fires
Emergency medical services, whose primary task is to provide rapid assistance and personnel for urgent medical help
Planning of Accident
and Rescue Operations
The rescue services draw up plans to mitigate vulnerabilities. These plans do not prevent or eliminate threats, but help to focus on planning actions to limit the impact of natural disasters.
Using the data provided, emergency services can draw up rescue plans that could prevent fatalities. These plans have to regularly maintained in a structured and methodical way to ensure that they are up-to-date in the event of a new emergency.
The rescue services
can apply EOSDA’s functionality
in the following spheres:
- Evacuation planning
- Damage assessment
- Emergency aid planning
- Insurance estimates
- Risk analysis
By using data supplied by EOSDA, the emergency services can spend less time gathering, processing and analysing information and more on taking decisions.
EOSDA offers wide-ranging functionality for the accident and emergency services:
- detection and monitoring of arid areas
- detection and monitoring of forest fires
- flood mapping and assessment
- forecasting and assessment of landslide stability and landslide detection
- assessment and monitoring of volcanic activity and volcanic eruptions
- forecasting and mapping of extreme waves and tsunamis
- evaluation of earthquake damage
- hurricane detection and monitoring