The main goal of this initiative is to start evacuation of patients as soon as possible to mitigate potential risks.
GeoSHAPE is an Open Source project which allows to share geospatial information and in this case it enables federal and state authorities collaboration to overlay storm and flooding data over facility map information.
Selecting an Open Source solution, Louisiana Government can provide vital services while saving money in license and ongoing maintenance costs. This is another example on how Open Source brings about benefits to Governments all over the world.
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