Overview

Operations Response is a configuration of Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS that can be used by emergency management personnel to communicate the current status of emergency facilities and response teams.

Operations Response includes incident and operation response information used in a suite of related emergency operations solutions essential to maintaining situation awareness.

Requirements

To deploy Operations Response with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool requires specific software.

Requirement Description
Software
Solution deployment
  • ArcGIS Pro 2.1 - 2.3 (Basic, Standard, or Advanced)
Solution hosting
  • ArcGIS Online subscription, or
  • ArcGIS Enterprise 10.7 (Standard or Advanced) with managed data store
Application
  • Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

What you get

Operations Response can be deployed in your ArcGIS organization without downloading the solution. When you deploy Operations Response in your organization, you'll find the following:

Item Name Description
Application Operations Response An application used by emergency management personnel to understand the current status of emergency facilities and response teams.
Map Operations Response A map used to display information about emergency facilities, response teams, and other incident information.
Feature layers CommercialFacilities A feature layer used to store facilities used for businesses, office complexes, shopping malls, and other commercial facilities.
CommercialFacilities_public A public feature layer view used to view facilities used for businesses, office complexes, shopping malls, and other commercial facilities.
EmergencyShelters A feature layer used to store emergency shelters and maintain their status.
Evacuations A feature layer used to store evacuation routes, areas, and their status.
Evacuations_active A feature layer view used to manage active evacuation routes, areas, and their status.
IncidentLocations A feature layer used to store incident locations and related information.
IncidentLocations_active A feature layer view used to manage active incident locations and related information.
IndustrialFacilities A feature layer used to store facilities used to manufacture or produce goods.
IndustrialFacilities_public A public feature layer view used to view facilities used to manufacture or produce goods.
MedicalFacilities A feature layer used to store hospitals and other types of medical care facilities.
MedicalFacilities_public A public feature layer view used to view hospitals and other types of medical care facilities.
MissionReadyPackages A feature layer used to store locations where specific response and recovery capabilities are deployed during an incident.
MissionReadyPackages_active A feature layer view used to manage active locations where specific response and recovery capabilities are deployed during an incident.
PointsofDistribution A feature layer used to store locations where the public goes to pick up emergency supplies following an incident.
PointsofDistribution_active A feature layer view used to manage active locations where the public goes to pick up emergency supplies following an incident.
ResponseFacilities A feature layer used to store locations where specific facilities, assets, and resources and placed during an incident.
ResponseFacilities_active A feature layer view used to manage active locations where specific facilities, assets, and resources and placed during an incident.
RoadClosures A feature layer used to store current and planned road blocks, road closures with location affected, and detour routes.
SchoolDistricts A feature layer used to store the geographic extent of a school district or attendance zone and educational facilities.
SchoolDistricts_public A public feature layer view used to store the geographic extent of a school district or attendance zone and educational facilities.
SpecialNeeds A feature layer used to store registration requests and contact information from emergency assistance registrants.
SpecialNeeds_public A public feature layer view used to share emergency assistance registrants contact information and location.
Living Atlas layers World Traffic Service A Living Atlas service that presents historical and near real-time traffic information for different regions in the world.

What's new

Below are the release dates and notes for Operations Response.

Date Description
March 2019
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.7
January 2019
  • Updated RoadClosures feature layer to use the same layers as the Road Closure solution.
  • Added PointsofDistribution and EmergencyShelters feature layers.
  • Replaced OperationsResponse feature layer with MissionReadyPackages and ResponseFacilities feature layers.
  • Replaced ReferenceFacilities feature layer with MedicalFacilities, IndustrialFacilities and SchoolDistricts feature layers.
  • Replaced EmergencyAssistance feature layer with SpecialNeeds feature layer.
  • Removed Demographics and Bridges feature layers.
  • Added About widget to include Operation Response workflows.
  • Added the Batch Editor widget to support historical archiving of incidents and other incident related information.
  • Added feature layer views to support historical archiving of incidents and other incident related information.
  • Replaced Edit widget with Smart Editor widget.
  • Updated map symbology.
  • Support for ArcGIS Pro 2.3.
June 2018
  • Minor bug fixes in the Situation Awareness widget.
April 2018
  • Minor bug fixes in the Situation Awareness widget.
January 2018
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.6
December 2017
  • Minor bug fixes in the Situation Awareness widget.
June 2017
  • An option has been added to support creating a printable report.
  • An option has been added to disable layer management.
  • Snapshots are now shared within an ArcGIS Online Group.
March 2017
  • The snapshot button is now disabled when there is no potential impact of an incident in the defined location.
  • The Find Closest Address has been modified to better support localized projections (non-Web Mercator).
  • The Situation Awareness widget has been updated to improve how it works with various themes.
January 2017
  • Operations Response can now be deployed in your ArcGIS Organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.5.
December 2016
  • Ability to create snapshots of location and supporting analyzed information.
  • Consolidated download information for analyzed inputs to include summary information from panel.
  • Ability to add count to each tab.
  • Ability to save point and line locations (in addition to polygons).
  • Ability to provide multiple input locations for analysis.
  • Redesigned UI.
  • Sample data updated.
September 2016
  • Sample data updated.
  • The Situational Awareness widget now honors visibility of the map.
June 2016
  • It is now possible to set an existing feature as the active incident on a smartphone device.
  • A new analysis type - Grouped Counts - has been added, which displays a count of features in the incident area, grouped by a specific field.
  • The user interface for the widget panel has been updated.
  • URLs or email addresses now display as hyperlinks on the widget panel.
  • The Situation Awareness widget now retains its current state when other widgets are opened. When the Situation Awareness widget is re-opened, the previously-defined incident area is still available.
February 2016
  • Support for ArcGIS 10.4
December 2015
  • The Situation Awareness widget is incorporated into Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS Developer Edition.
November 2015
  • The Situation Awareness widget is incorporated into Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS.
October 2015
  • First release of Operations Response

Get started with Operations Response

Automated deployment option

This ArcGIS Solution can now be quickly deployed in your organization with the ArcGIS Solutions Deployment Tool.

ArcGIS Solutions for Emergency Management

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

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