Publications / 1995 Proceedings of the 12th ISARC, Warsaw, Poland

GIS Applications in Construction: Planning for Disaster Relief

Roozbeh Kangari, Asif Sani
Pages 77-84 (1995 Proceedings of the 12th ISARC, Warsaw, Poland, ISBN 9788386040025, ISSN 2413-5844)

Application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in construction disaster relief planning is presented. A case study of GIS developed for Fulton counted in the state of Georgia is presented. The project identifies potential resource allocations and accessible roads network using TranCAD GIS computer program. This model could be used for a disaster relief project to identify the available resources which can support the decision making process in a viable manner. The necessary information can be extracted from the GIS database with the list of all the registered contractors and the available resources to efficiently expedite the relief measures.

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