When disasters occur, implementing an efficient and time-saving response can be challenging. Climate change is intensifying the frequency and severity of extreme weather events driving first responders to reinforce communications and tools to be used.
Amongst the many challenges first responders might face is having reliable connectivity, both to centralized networks and to teams. With so many parties involved, from police and fire to EMS and utilities, reliable connectivity is critical to maintain communications and deliver a coordinated, efficient response.
However, weather and location can also impact the quality of connection and the ability to coordinate an efficient response across a large team. Improving coverage is key to complete a successful rescue operations, but this is not enough. Read the full article to discover other challenges and possible solutions that first responders can face.