The Associated Press wrote the story, now nearly every major news organization in the U.S. is running it. Another disaster where mapping was underutilized. This time, questions are being asked in the wake of the Oso, Washington mudslide:
(U.S. News and World Report, March 30, 2014)
Comment: Yup - until the nation's Emergency Services Sector and those who write their funding checks think about geospatial technologies in the same vein as traditional first responder personnel and equipment, more lives are going to be lost needlessly.