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New Automated Mapping System Will Help Speed Earthquake Disaster Response

Reuters: New digital maps speed up aid response after earthquakes
“…The Automatic Disaster Analysis and Mapping system (ADAM) pulls information from the U.S. Geological Survey, World Bank, and World Food Programme databases, getting aid workers vital facts from earthquake zones within minutes of a quake, as opposed to the old, manual search system which took hours…” (Arsenault, 2/11).

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