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Tuesday Schedule Detail

Session Name: Response~~Using Census Bureau Data for Emergency Response and Recovery
Session Description:

When hurricanes strike, timely information is key in guiding effective operations for emergency response, mitigation and recovery. The U.S. Census Bureau has publically available statistics and is the leading source of quality data about the nation’s people and economy. In this training session, you will learn how to access these free tools and datasets including: OnTheMap for Emergency Management: An intuitive web-base data tool that allows you to access detailed workforce, population, and housing characteristics for the hurricane areas in real time; American Community Survey (ACS): The only reliable and timely source of comprehensive social, economic, housing, and demographic characteristics of the U.S. population at the community level; and American FactFinder: a detailed data tool that allows you to access over 11 billion ACS statistic every year on topics such as language, disability status, vehicle availability, and much more.

Day of Week: Tuesday
Time Start: 8:30AM