Evacuation Zones is a configuration of the ArcGIS Online and Information Lookup application that can be used by emergency management staff to notify the public when evacuations are required.

Evacuation zones are typically referenced when people and property must be removed from a neighborhood or community because of safety concerns.


Requirement Description
  • Publishing GIS services
  • Authoring maps
  • Administering ArcGIS Online groups and organizing content
  • Configuring ArcGIS Online configurable application templates
Map authoring
  • ArcMap 10.3 - 10.5
  • ArcGIS Online subscription
GIS service hosting
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS for Server 10.3 - 10.4 (Standard or Advanced), or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 (Standard or Advanced)
  • Information Lookup (ArcGIS Online configurable application template)

What you get

When you download Evacuation Zones, you'll find the following files:

Directory Item Description
MapsandGeodatabase EvacuationAreas.mxd A map document used to publish the EvacuationAreas service.
EmergencyManagement.gdb Emergency Management geodatabase with sample data.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Evacuation Zones.

Date Description
January 2017
  • Evacuation Zones can now be deployed in your ArcGIS Organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.5
September 2016
  • Sample data updated
February 2016
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.4
December 2014
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.3
October 2014
  • First release of Evacuation Zones

Get started with Evacuation Zones

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New deployment option

Follow a few simple steps to leverage ArcGIS Pro and the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool to quickly deploy this solution in your ArcGIS organization, configure it, and load your data if needed.