This is a good article on the importance of developing plans and procedures, and incorporating technology into operations before a disaster.  As noted in the article, Vice Adm. Sandra Stosz, the Coast Guard’s deputy commandant for mission support, stated “We decided for the next disaster, we can’t be a pick-up game. We have to be looking in advance what we need to develop.”

“Recent hurricanes have the Coast Guard rethinking social media’s role in rescue and response – FederalNewsRadio.com”

https://federalnewsradio.com/management/2017/09/recent-hurricanes-have-the-coast-guard-rethinking-social-medias-role-in-rescue-and-response/