Emergency Management Information System

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Emergency Management Information System (EMIS) is a computer database for disaster response that provides graphical, real-time information to responders.[1]

EMIS and emergencies[edit]

Four phases of an emergency are Preparedness, Risk Mitigation, Response and Recovery. An EMIS shall enable emergency managers or any emergency stakeholder (affected civilians, police, fireman, Non Government Organizations (NGO), etc.) make their required activities in any phase of an emergency in an easy and speedy way.

EMIS for Preparedness[edit]

  • Preparation of contingency plans for different types of emergencies
  • Creating checklists that can be easily reached by any related emergency management stakeholder
  • Resource management

EMIS for Risk Mitigation[edit]

EMIS for Response[edit]

  • Executing and tracking the contingency plan

EMIS for Recovery[edit]

  • Cost calculation of the emergency
  • Various kind of reports (supported by tables, graphs, etc.)

An EMIS interacts with many other early alert systems and communicates with many legacy systems.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "What is an Emergency Management Information System (EMIS)?". Archived from the original on 2007-03-25. Retrieved 2007-04-26.