Incident Briefing is a configuration of the Story Map Journal that can be used by emergency management personnel to brief key stakeholders during an incident or event.

Incident Briefing can be used by incident commanders in daily brief meetings to provide up to date incident information in maps and reports.


Incident Briefing requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Solution hosting
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • Portal for ArcGIS 10.4 (Basic, Standard or Advanced), or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 - 10.6 (Basic, Standard or Advanced)
  • Story Map Journal

What you get

Incident Briefing is a configuration of Story Map Journal and ArcGIS Online without downloading any applications. However, if you want to host the application on your own server the application is available to download from ArcGIS Online.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Incident Briefing.

Date Description
October 2015
  • First release of Incident Briefing

Get started with Incident Briefing

ArcGIS Solutions for Emergency Management

The Situational Awareness offering includes several companion maps and apps that should be configured in your organization: