Geographic Information System (GIS)

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management is charged with the coordination of the Commonwealth’s emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery efforts. In support of the mission of the agency, the Geographic Information Systems Program is responsible for enabling and facilitating collaboration through the use of geospatial data in order to protect the Commonwealth of Virginia and its localities from the impacts of natural and manmade hazards.

GIS Coordination

GIS Resources

Be ready. Be mobile.

VDEM Ready Virginia Mobile App

Prepare for any type of emergency situation. Find out about disasters in advance with local weather and public health alerts. Locate hurricane evacuation routes and nearby open shelters. Preparing for disasters is one of the most important things you can do for the safety of you and your family. The Ready Virginia app provides you with up-to-the-minute information that affects every Virginian.

Ready VA Mobile